A Room of One's Own Memoir Book Group *Note different day this month*

*NOTE: Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday instead of Thursday for the month of October ONLY.

Our October book selected by moderator Katie Allen is When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & Asha Bandele

ABOUT THE BOOK

A poetic memoir and reflection on humanity. Necessary and timely, Patrisse’s story asks us to remember that protest in the interest of the most vulnerable comes from love. Leaders of the Black Lives Matter movement have been called terrorists, a threat to America. But in truth, they are loving women whose life experiences have led them to seek justice for those victimized by the powerful. In this meaningful, empowering account of survival, strength, and resilience, Patrisse Cullors and asha bandele seek to change the culture that declares innocent black life expendable.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

Patrisse Khan-Cullors is an artist, organizer, and freedom fighter from Los Angeles, CA. Cofounder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network and Founder of the Los Angeles-based grassroots organization Dignity and Power Now, she is also a performance artist, Fulbright scholar, popular public speaker, and a Sydney Peace Prize recipient. For 20 years, Patrisse has been on the frontlines of criminal justice reform and is currently leading Reform L.A. Jails, a ballot initiative that will be voted on in March 2020. Patrisse is currently the Faculty Director of Arizona’s Prescott College new Social and Environmental Arts Practice MFA program, which she developed nesting a curriculum focused on the intersection of art, social justice and community organizing that is first of its kind in the nation.

Asha Bandele is the award-winning author of The Prisoner’s Wife and several other works. Honored for her work in journalism and activism, asha is a mother, aformer senior editor at Essence and asenior director at the Drug Policy Alliance.

 
You can order online from us below or pick up a copy in-store. We offer a 10% discunt on book group titles - simply put a note in your order that it's for the book group and we will adjust your order before processing payment.
 
We hope you'll join us for our next discussion!

Event date: 

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Event address: 

9 N. 6th Street
Redlands, CA 92373-5258
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir By Patrisse Cullors, asha bandele Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250306906
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - January 14th, 2020