Date(s) - February 11, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This month we will be meeting at the Brookdale Library in Brooklyn Center. We will be meeting in a new, bigger room this month, the AB room. The AB room is located at the front of the Library, right when you enter. We will be meeting at our regular time at 7 pm.
This month we will be reading Kindred by Octavia Butler.
The visionary author’s masterpiece pulls us—along with her Black female hero—through time to face the horrors of slavery and explore the impacts of racism, sexism, and white supremacy then and now.
Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana’s life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.iCal |