Join us to discuss The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America by Richard Rothstein, the first selection in a new discussion series at the Weaver Library. Led by Rev. Timoth Sylvia of Newman Congregational Church, this series will explore elements of systemic racism from different perspectives. Books include The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander; Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates; White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo; Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson; and How To Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi.
The group will meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7pm from January 23rd through June. Copies of the books will be available on a first come first serve basis at the Weaver Library. Contact Librarian Joyce May at 401-434-2453 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.