Black Feminist Book Club Reads Assata: an Autobiography

Event date: 
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris will be the facilitator of this group. This season's theme is radical memoir by black women. All community members are welcome to participate! This is a Charis Circle from margin to center literary event and the suggested donation is $5.

February: Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur

March: A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story by Elaine Brown

Event address: 
1189 Euclid Ave. NE
Charis Books and More
Atlanta, GA 30307
Assata: An Autobiography Cover Image
By Assata Shakur, Angela Davis (Foreword by)
ISBN: 9781556520747
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Published: Chicago Review Press - November 1st, 1999

On May 2, 1973, Black Panther Assata Shakur (aka JoAnne Chesimard) lay in a hospital, close to death, handcuffed to her bed, while local, state, and federal police attempted to question her about the shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike that had claimed the life of a white state trooper. Long a target of J.

A Taste of Power: A Black Woman's Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385471077
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Published: Anchor Books - December 1st, 1993

Elaine Brown assumed her role as the first and only female leader of the Black Panther Party with these words: I have all the guns and all the money. I can withstand challenge from without and from within. Am I right, Comrade? It was August 1974.