Fair Courts Book Club Discussion - 1619 Project Part II
Start: Wednesday, February 19, 2020• 6:00 PM
End: Wednesday, February 19, 2020• 8:00 PM
Join the Ohio Fair Courts Alliance on February 19 from 6-8 pm, for our next book club discussion. We will take a deeper dive into “The 1619 Project,” a series of essays featured in the New York Times Magazine, commemorating the 400th anniversary of the landing of the first enslaved Africans in Virginia.
Our February discussion will explore how the lingering effects of slavery shape today’s challenges. The format will feature guided discussions and reflections with group members. Join us for good food and insightful conversation!
To prepare for the conversation, please read and reflect on the the following essays
- "American Capitalism is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation"
- "Why Doesn’t the United States Have Universal Health Care? The Answer has Everything to Do with Race"
- What Does a Traffic Jam in Atlanta Have to Do With Segregation? Quite a lot