Wednesday, September 25, 2019 | Ijeoma Oluo in conversation with Ashley C. Ford
The Bronx is Reading Presents: Ijeoma Oluo, author of So You want to Talk About Race in Conversation with Ashley C. Ford
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Walsh Library, Flom Auditorium
Fordham University | Rose Hill Campus
441 E. Fordham Road
Following the discussion Oluo will sign copies of her book.
In this New York Times bestseller, Ijeoma Oluo offers a hard-hitting but user-friendly examination of race in America
Widespread reporting on aspects of white supremacy–from police brutality to the mass incarceration of African Americans–have made it impossible to ignore the issue of race. Still, it is a difficult subject to talk about. How do you tell your roommate her jokes are racist? Why did your sister-in-law take umbrage when you asked to touch her hair–and how do you make it right? How do you explain white privilege to your white, privileged friend?
In So You Want to Talk About Race, Oluo guides readers of all races through subjects ranging from intersectionality and affirmative action to “model minorities” in an attempt to make the seemingly impossible possible: honest conversations about race and racism, and how they infect almost every aspect of American life.
Event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.
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