Ferguson Readings on Race

Reading Group books are available from Left Bank Books in St. Louis, MO at a 20% discount.

This is a private group that accepts new members. They meet on the second Monday of the month at 6:00pm at the Ferguson Municipal Library 35 North Florissant Rd, Ferguson, MO. If you are interested in joining, please send Shane an email at shane.m@left-bank.com


2022 Titles:

January 10, 2022: The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution by Eric Foner

February 14, 2022: The Dead are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne & Tamara Payne

March 14, 2022: Behind the Fog: How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans by Lisa Martino-Taylor

April 11, 2022: Unwanted Spy: The Persecution of an American Whistleblower by Jeffrey Sterling

May 9, 2022: The 1619 Project (Chapters 1-6) by Nikole Hannah-Jones

June 13, 2022: The 1619 Project (Chapters 7-12) by Nikole Hannah-Jones

July 11, 2022: The 1619 Project (Chapters 13-18) by Nikole Hannah-Jones

August 8, 2022: A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind by Harriet A. Washington

September 12, 2022: Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm by Dr. Robin DiAngelo

October 10, 2022: First to Fall: Elijah Lovejoy and the Fight for a Free Press in the Age of Slavery by Ken Ellingwood

November 14, 2022: Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism (part 1-3) by James W. Loewen

December 12, 2022:Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism (part 4-6) by James W. Loewen

 

2023 Titles:

January 9, 2022: Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 (parts 1-5) by Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain

February 13, 2022: Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 (parts 6-10) by Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha N. Blain

 

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A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind By Harriet A. Washington Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780316509442
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Published: Little, Brown Spark - August 4th, 2020

Nice Racism: How Progressive White People Perpetuate Racial Harm By Dr. Robin DiAngelo Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780807074121
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Published: Beacon Press - June 29th, 2021

First to Fall: Elijah Lovejoy and the Fight for a Free Press in the Age of Slavery By Ken Ellingwood Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781643137025
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Published: Pegasus Books - May 4th, 2021

Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism By James W. Loewen Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781620974346
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Published: New Press - July 17th, 2018

Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780593449349
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Published: One World - February 1st, 2022