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Virtual book discussion of "South to America" by Imani Perry

Updated: May 29

Wednesday, May 22, 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 Sabrina & Nicole

Bookstore: Blackstone Bookstore, Ypsilanti, Michigan,

Embark on a profound exploration of history, identity, and the American South in our upcoming virtual book discussion featuring Imani Perry's compelling work, "South to America."

About the Book

"South to America" takes readers on a lyrical journey through the American South, weaving together personal narrative, history, and cultural analysis. Imani Perry's insightful exploration invites us to reflect on the complexities of heritage, belonging, and the enduring legacy of the South in shaping the American experience.

Discussion Highlights

  • Analyzing the intersections of personal and collective history

  • Reflecting on the cultural and social landscapes of the American South

  • Discussing the impact of the South on national identity

  • Exploring themes of race, memory, and belonging

Virtual Platform

The discussion will take place on Zoom, providing a convenient and inclusive space for participants to share their perspectives and engage in meaningful dialogue. Registered participants will login to their Eventbrite account to access this virtual event via the event page.


Sabrina and Nicole will guide the discussion, fostering an inclusive space for participants to share their thoughts, questions, and reflections. This interactive session aims to celebrate the richness of "South to America" and stimulate diverse perspectives.


To participate in this insightful book discussion, please register by 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 Blackstone Bookstore, Ypsilanti, Michigan, or visit African American Literature Book Club, to find a black-owned bookstore in your area.


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