March is Women’s History Month and the Minnesota History Center opened both its Extraordinary Women exhibit and continues to highlight extraordinary Minnesota women in its online Votes For Women exhibit. Some history articles highlighting extraordinary Minnesota women:
LWV ABC’s April Book Club selection “Sisters in Hate” focuses on three women involved in the white nationalist movement. Some other resources related to white supremacy in the US:
Asian Enough Podcast
Jen Yamato and Frank Shyong interview fellow Asian-Americans centered around the questions, "Am I Asian enough? Am I American enough?"
A Conversation with Director Jon M. Chu - 2020
Code Switch Podcast
Shereen Marisol Meraji and Gene Demby welcome guests to explore how issues of race and identity manifest in every corner of American culture, from music to poetry to sports.
Who’s Black Enough for Reparations? – Feb 2021
Coffee with My Ma Podcast
Canadian actress Kaniehtiio Horn records the stories of her mother Kahn-Tineta Horn, a 1960’s model and lifelong Mohawk rights activist - “inspiring, funny, emotional”.
Episode 1 - Ma Takes On the Toronto Telegram
MPR News with Angela Davis Podcast
Conversations about life in Minnesota and how the state is changing.
Renewed conversations about racial justice – January 18, 2021
Hosts Ana Sheila Victorino and Brenda Gonzalez bring a Latinx perspective to current events and culture.
Reflecting on the term BIPOC, Race, and Identity – November 2020
Yo, is this Racist? Podcast
Actress and musician Tawny Newsome, writer Andrew Ti, both professional comedians, and a weekly guest provide funny-yet-thoughtful responses to voicemails from people wondering whether a given situation is racist. (Note: Discussion on the nuances of racism are very informative but this podcast may not be for you if you find swearing offensive.)
Anti-Mitten Twitter with Joey Clift – January 2021
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Book and Film Club
Book and Film Club
See our website calendar more information about upcoming books and film, including were to watch and the Zoom link for our discussion. Email reminders are only sent to members, but everyone is welcome to join us.
March Film and Book Selections:
April Film and Book Selections
The book “Sisters in Hate” may have a short waiting list at the library so get your requests in now. The film “I am Not Your Negro” has multiple options for free streaming online.
Expand your knowledge, participate in interesting discussions via Zoom. Member Pat Kennedy has organized some more noteworthy and relevant selections. Here are dates and descriptions for some of the upcoming titles.
Click on our website Calendar for the Zoom link and more information, scroll down to find the event.
Time is 6:15 pm Socializing, 6:30 Discussion
for all book and film discussions
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