May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
“South to America” by Imani Perry
Virtual book discussion of “South to America” by Imani Perry
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 7-9pm EDT (UTC-4)
The Dock C. Bracy Center’s Reading for Understanding monthly book discussions are free and have two requirements: Read the book and make time for the discussion.
Cover of the book South to America by Imani Perry
Reading for Understanding: Free Monthly Virtual Book Discussions to Promote Reading, Ongoing Learning and Critical Conversations
South to America
by Imani Perry
Facilitated by Sabrina & Nicole
Bookstore: Blackstone Bookstore, Ypsilanti, Michigan, https://www.blackstonebookstore.com
Embark on a profound exploration of history, identity, and the American South in our upcoming virtual book discussion featuring Imani Perry’s compelling work, “South to America.”
About the Book
“South to America” takes readers on a lyrical journey through the American South, weaving together personal narrative, history, and cultural analysis. Imani Perry’s insightful exploration invites us to reflect on the complexities of heritage, belonging, and the enduring legacy of the South in shaping the American experience.
Analyzing the intersections of personal and collective history
Reflecting on the cultural and social landscapes of the American South
Discussing the impact of the South on national identity
Exploring themes of race, memory, and belonging
The discussion will take place on Zoom, providing a convenient and inclusive space for participants to share their perspectives and engage in meaningful dialogue. Registered participants will login to their Eventbrite account to access this virtual event via the event page.
Sabrina and Nicole will guide the discussion, fostering an inclusive space for participants to share their thoughts, questions, and reflections. This interactive session aims to celebrate the richness of “South to America” and stimulate diverse perspectives.
To participate in this insightful book discussion, please register by https://www.eventbrite.com/e/757312310507. Registration is free and by donation, and all are welcome to join this enriching conversation.
Support black-owned bookstores
Where and how you choose to spend money has power. Shop Blackstone Bookstore, Ypsilanti, Michigan, https://www.blackstonebookstore.com or visit African American Literature Book Club, https://aalbc.com/bookstores/list.php to find a black-owned bookstore in your area.
Reserve your virtual seat for the discussion.