Knowledge is power – and we’re building it together. We’re so excited about all of the books we have coming up for our Book Club members! We’ve put together this list so you can get a jump start on your reading as we plan out the Book Club conversations for the months ahead.
Allow Me To Retort: A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution
By Elie Mystal
In Allow Me to Retort, legal expert, columnist at The Nation, and People For Senior Fellow Elie Mystal offers an easily digestible argument about what rights we have, what rights Republicans are trying to take away, and how to stop them. He strips out all of the fancy jargon conservatives like to hide behind and lays bare the truth of their project to keep America forever tethered to its slaveholding past.
Book club pick for November 2022
Black Women Will Save the World: An Anthem
By April Ryan
Since the founding of our nation, Black women have been at the frontlines of our nation’s fight for progress on every front. In Black Women Will Save the World, reporter April Ryan combines profiles and in-depth interviews of “Sheroes” like Vice President Kamala Harris, Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown, artist Regina King, and Rep. Maxine Waters to tell the stories of the challenges Black women endure – and how the lessons they’ve learned can help us shape our stories and change our country for the better.
Book club pick for December 2022
Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trails of American Democracy
By Rep. Jamie Raskin
Congressman Raskin’s Unthinkable: Trauma, Truth, and the Trials of American Democracy tells the story of the 45 days at the start of 2021 that permanently changed his life. He provides a vital reminder of the ongoing struggle for the soul of American democracy and the perseverance that our Constitution demands from us all.
Book club pick for October 2022