Book Club

Book Club: Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste

Social Justice Book Club focusing on antiracism, understanding and working toward ending systemic racism and inequity.
Monday, 1/25/2021
7:00 - 8:00
Virtual Library

Online Services
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

We will be discussing Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents. This book compares the white supremacy of the U.S. with the caste system of India. She argues that racism is a visible manifestation of something deeper, a structure that uses human differences (e.g. skin color) as a way to rank human value. We will use the book as a guidepost to host a discussion about race. Reading the book is not required but is recommended.  

This program is sponsored by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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