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Black Feminist Book Club Reads: A Burst of Light

Event date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2022 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Black Feminist Book Club reads books by amazing Black women writers, centers the discussion from Black feminist perspectives, and celebrates classic and contemporary Black women authors across genres and styles, all in the comfort of an awesome gem of a feminist bookstore! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilitator of this group. All community members are invited to participate with the acknowledgment that this is a space that centers Black women’s thoughts, creativity, and lived experiences. 

This month's book is A Burst of Light by Audre Lorde

Upcoming books include: 

April: Wild Seed by Octavia E. Butler

May: Corregidora by Gayl Jones

June: Civil Wars by June Jordan

July: I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem by Maryse Conde

August: Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangaremba

September: The Temple of my Familiar by Alice Walker

October: Mama Day by Gloria Naylor

This zoom meeting requires a reservation. By joining the zoom call you agree to abide by the guiding principles of the group and code of conduct, including confidentiality, and will not record audio or video of any portion of the meeting without prior consent of the organizers.

Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0sf-mtrjotGNaHXUnK5l08x3u1VG1-w7sV

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

The event is free and open to all people, especially to those who have no income or low income right now, but we encourage and appreciate a solidarity donation in support of the work of Charis Circle, our programming non-profit. Donate via this link: www.chariscircle.org/donate

Charis Circle's mission is to foster sustainable feminist communities, work for social justice, and encourage the expression of diverse and marginalized voices.

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Our event seeks to provide a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, ethnicity, religion (or lack thereof), class, or technology choices. We do not tolerate harassment in any form. Sexual language and imagery are not appropriate. Anyone violating these rules will be expelled from this event and all future events at the discretion of the organizers. Please report all harassment to info@chariscircle.org immediately.

Event address: 
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A Burst of Light: And Other Essays Cover Image
By Audre Lorde, Sonia Sanchez (Foreword by), Jen Keenan (Illustrator)
$22.95
ISBN: 9780486818993
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ixia Press - September 13th, 2017

Lorde's words -- on race, cancer, intersectionality, parenthood, injustice -- burn with relevance 25 years after her death. -- O, The Oprah Magazine


Event Summary: 
The Black Feminist Book Club reads books by amazing Black women writers, centers the discussion from Black feminist perspectives, and celebrates classic and contemporary Black women authors across genres and styles.