Doing the Work: An anti-racist media discussion circle

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Program Type:

Book Group, Class or Workshop

Age Group:

Adults
Registration for this event is no longer open.

Program Description

Event Details

Do you want to be a part of the fight for equity, but don't know where to start? Join us for a monthly moderated discussion group focused on anti-racist literature and other media. All assigned materials will be freely available online with an FVRL library card.

This month, we will be continuing our education about the lives of Native and Indigenous people in America by focusing on the history and controversy of Blood Quantum. In addition, we will be discussing in detail the injustice faced by Cherokee Freedmen. 

So What Exactly is Blood Quantum?

Blood Quantum Issues

Blood Quantum Influences Native Identity

By Blood -Film available through Kanopy with FVRL library card

Timeline of Cherokee Freedmen

Forgotten Question of Slavery's Legacy 

To join this online program, you will need a computer, tablet or pho

ne with a camera and microphone. The link to join the event will be emailed to registrants one hour before the program begins. A phone number will be included to allow you to use a phone as speaker and microphone, if necessary.

 

Note

Library events and programs are open to the public and provided at no cost. Special accommodations may be requested using our Accommodation Request Form no later than 15 days prior to the event.