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Virtual book discussion of "Getting Real About Race" by S. McClure & C. Harris

Wednesday, September 25, 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.

Reading for Understanding: Free Monthly Virtual Book Discussions to Promote Reading, Ongoing Learning and Critical Conversations

Facilitated by Cherie & Stephanie

Bookstore: Da Book Joint, Chicago, Illinois,

Embark on a profound journey into the heart of contemporary racial conversations with our virtual book discussion featuring the powerful anthology, "Getting Real About Race: Hoodies, Mascots, Model Minorities, and Other Conversations."

About the Book

"Getting Real About Race" is a collection of insightful essays that navigate the complexities of race in today's world. Edited by Stephanie M. McClure and Cherise A. Harris, this anthology addresses a spectrum of issues, from cultural stereotypes to systemic inequalities. Join us as we explore these crucial conversations and delve into the nuances of racial dynamics.

Discussion Highlights

  • Analyzing the diverse perspectives presented in the anthology

  • Exploring the impact of cultural symbols on racial narratives

  • Discussing the challenges and opportunities in contemporary racial discourse

  • Reflecting on personal experiences and shared stories within the book

Virtual Platform

Connect with fellow readers and contributors on our dynamic virtual platform, designed for engaging and inclusive discussions. Registered participants will receive a link to the virtual event in advance.


Cherie and Stephanie will guide the discussion, creating a supportive space for participants to share their insights, questions, and reflections on the various themes presented in "Getting Real About Race."


To participate in this insightful book discussion, please register at. 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 Da Book Joint, Chicago, Illinois, or visit African American Literature Book Club, to find a black-owned bookstore in your area.


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