★ Begins Thursday 4/4: New Connections Book Club – THE COLOR OF LAW


The New Connections Book Club will meet three times around a nonfiction work by Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (W. W. Norton, 2017).

Meetings will be held on three Thursday evenings in April from 6:30 to 7:30 PM in the teen meeting room of the Roanoke Main Library.

  • Thursday, April 4, 6:30 PM: Chapters 1-4 (through page 75)
  • Thursday, April 11, 6:30 PM: Chapters 5-9 (through page 151)
  • Thursday, April 18, 6:30 PM: Chapters 10-12, epilogue & FAQ (through page 239)

bookgroupThis welcoming group is open to the public, and is dedicated to understanding the issues and language that connect us and separate us in order to live better together as a community.

You don’t have to attend each session. If you’re reading the book with us, come to whatever sessions you can.  We’ll recap and frame the conversation with some key questions at each session.

Have questions or want to get involved?  Sign up here if you’re not already on the New Connections list, and we’ll keep you updated. Or contact Doug Jackson at doug@bookcityroanoke.com. Get the Facebook event on your calendar here.

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