Start Date: 9/24/2020 6:00 PM EDT
End Date: 9/24/2020 7:00 PM EDT
Venue Name: Webinar Location:
Washington, DC United States 20006
Presented by: Diversity Committee
Lauren Francis-Sharma, Author
Dionne Peart, General Counsel, DC Office of Unified Communications
This year the Diversity Committee will host a book club to read through fiction and nonfiction books that are listed on or similar to the works on The WBA's Discussing Racism & Being Anti-Racist Toolkit
"The Book of the little axe" by Lauren Francis Sharma, will be our first read. This work of fiction has been described as a "compelling novel about a woman of color who fights against society's expectations." Dionne Peart, will lead the discussion with author Lauren Francis-Sharma who will read portions of her book. We invite you to read this selection, come out, and bring your questions to this lively event!
Contact your local library to download the ebook with no waitlists on September 14 - 28. All you need is a library card.
Student Members $7
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