Race Talks with Dr. Anica (30sec video)
What Cha Readin? Episode 6- Speaking Truth in Love!
We heard your request, and we're bringing you another session of Race Talks with Dr. Anica hosted at the Langston Hughes House on Saturday, March 30th.
You've seen the headlines, from Gucci and Prada, Liam Neeson's confession, to the deaths of the unarmed and no indictments. You have an opinion on all of it, and we want to hear it! Go to the link to register, and we'll see you there!
What Cha' Readin'? Episode 5- Living up to the hype!
Join Dr. Anica as she reviews her favorite takeaways from the New York Times Best Selling Book, Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson. Full of passion, rhythm, and prose this book makes a heartfelt appeal to White Americans to confront what he deems American’s original sin, racism. This uniquely written book both challenges and inspires, speaking hard truths about the past and present impact of racism in a manner that conveys love and hope.
What Cha' Readin'? Episode 4- Takin it to the South
Join Dr. Anica as she reviews her favorite takeaways from the break out hit, and New York Times Best Selling Book, The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. This captivating and inspiring book tells the story of a young Black girl who finds her voice in the call for justice, after witnessing the murder of her unarmed Black male friend at the hands of police. You might have seen the movie, but you HAVE to read the book!
What Cha' Readin'? Episode 3- White People Talking!
Join Dr. Anica as she reviews her favorite takeaways from the debut book by Minrose Gwin, The Queen of Palmyra. This fictional tale takes us to Jim Crow South in Mississippi 1963, where we see race and racism through the eyes of an 11 year old White girl who spends her days in the company of her grandparents Black maid. This book shocks, and inspires all at the same time.
What Cha' Readin'? Episode 2- The Book Every Citizen Should Read!
Join Dr. Anica as she reviews her favorite takeaways from the best selling book Waking Up White: Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving. This book gives you a front row seat to an upper middle class White woman coming into awareness of her White racial identity, and all that goes with it. Debby not only examines her own racial history, she invites and encourages the reader to do the same.
What Cha' Readin'? Episode 1- The Book on Race You'll Want to Read!
Join Dr. Anica as she reviews her favorite takeaways from the New York Times Best Selling book Just Mercy: A Journey of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson. This book challenges everything you thought you knew about law, order, justice, and what makes someone a criminal.
#TakeaKnee: What’s missing?
Jodi Picoult’s book Small Great Things offers a compelling tale of loss, redemption, and race in America. This must read tale is smart, well-written, and moving. You won't be able to put it down. Watch Dr. Anica from Race (+) Positive give her two cents in a review of this New York Times best selling book!
If you’ve watched the news or been on social media lately you are fully aware of the controversy surrounding NFL players’ decision to kneel during the national anthem.