May Anti-Racism Book Discussion
April 28, 2021 | By Baltimore County Public Library
The May book selection for Baltimore County Public Library and Maryland Lynching Memorial Project's Anti-Racism Book Discussion is "American Spy" by Lauren Wilkinson. One woman struggles to choose between her honor and her heart in this enthralling espionage drama that deftly hops between New York and West Africa.
Join us via Zoom on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss books with themes on racial justice.
- May 18 at 7 p.m.
"American Spy" by Lauren Wilkinson
- June 15 at 7 p.m.
"Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist" by Eli Saslow
- "Home" by Toni Morrison
- "We Return Fighting: World War I and the Shaping of Modern Black Identity" edited by Kinshasha Holman Conwill
- "Bring the War Home: the White Power Movement and Paramilitary America" by Kathleen Belew
- "Double Victory: The African American Military Experience"—Explore this exhibit from the National African American History and Culture Museum.
- "Campu"—This oral history podcast tells the story of the World War II Japanese American concentration camps through the words of survivors.
- "African-Americans Are Highly Visible in the Military, but Almost Invisible at the Top"
About the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project
The Maryland Lynching Memorial Project (MLMP) is an organization that works to advance the cause of reconciliation in our state by documenting the history of racial terror lynchings, advocating for public acknowledgment of these murders and working to honor and dignify the lives of the victims.
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