Wednesday, October 23, 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
by David Grann
Facilitated by Sabrina & Nicole
Bookstore: Loyalty Bookstore, Washington, D.C., https://www.loyaltybookstores.com/
Uncover a gripping tale of crime, justice, and the birth of the FBI with our virtual book discussion featuring David Grann's meticulously researched work, "Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI."
About the Book
"Killers of the Flower Moon" unravels the chilling true story of the Osage Indian Nation murders in the early 20th century, a dark chapter in American history. David Grann skillfully weaves together historical accounts, investigative journalism, and personal narratives, offering a compelling exploration of corruption, prejudice, and the pursuit of justice.
Analyzing the historical context and significance of the Osage murders
Exploring the role of the FBI in its early days
Discussing themes of systemic racism, exploitation, and resilience
Reflecting on the book's impact on our understanding of American history
Join us on a secure and interactive virtual platform that fosters engaging discussions. Registered participants will receive a link to the virtual event in advance, ensuring a seamless connection to this riveting literary exploration.
Sabrina and Nicole will guide the discussion, encouraging participants to share their thoughts, ask questions, and explore the profound themes presented in "Killers of the Flower Moon."
To participate in this insightful book discussion, please register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/779036849187?aff=oddtdtcreator. 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 Loyalty Bookstore, Washington, D.C., https://www.loyaltybookstores.com/ or visit African American Literature Book Club, https://aalbc.com/bookstores/list.php to find a black-owned bookstore in your area.