1619 Book Club

This year, we read and discussed The 1619 Project, created by Nikole Hannah-Jones. This was a private discussion group for paid subscribers who signed up. All proceeds ($594) went to the 1619 Freedom School in Waterloo, Iowa.

Appreciation and gratitude for participating in our 1619 Project book club
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We’ll discuss Chapters 16-18, then answer, “What are we going to do now?”
“A truly great country does not ignore or excuse its sins. It confronts them, and then works to make them right. If we are to be redeemed, we must do…
“The popular construct of racial progress does more than conceal and obfuscate; it actually undermines the effort to achieve and maintain equality.”
“African Americans came to believe, in James Baldwin’s memorable line, that ‘urban renewal’ meant ’Negro removal.’ ”
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Plus: Thank you very much for our deep and thoughtful discussion
This week is devoted to catching up on our reading + reflecting on the essays
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