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

 

2021 Titles:

Monday, January 11, 2021: Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice That Shapes What We See, Think, and Do by Jennifer Eberhardt, Ph.D

Monday, February 8, 2021: Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Brittney Cooper

Monday, March 8, 2021: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (parts 1-4) by Isabel Wilkerson

April 12, 2021: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents (parts 5-7) by Isabel Wilkerson

May 10, 2021: A Promised Land (parts 1-4) by Barack Obama

June 14, 2021: A Promised Land (parts 5-7) by Barack Obama

July 12, 2021: The Color of Compromise: The Truth About the American Church’s Complicity in Racism by Jemar Tisby

August 9, 2021: Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man by Emmanuel Acho

September 13, 2021: The Second: Race and Guns in a Fatally Unequal America by Carol Anderson

October 11, 2021: The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together by Heather McGhee

November 8, 2021: In the Walnut Grove: A Consideration of the People Enslaved in and around Florissant, Missouri by Carol Daniel

December 13, 2021: The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans--and How We Can Fix It by Dorothy A. Brown

 

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

 

Previous Titles: 2015-2016 Titles, 2017 Titles, 2018 Titles, 2019 Titles, 2020 Titles

The Whiteness of Wealth: How the Tax System Impoverishes Black Americans--and How We Can Fix It Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525577324
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Published: Crown - March 23rd, 2021

The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393358520
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 11th, 2020

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324091059
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Published: Liveright - October 19th, 2021