This month’s selection is Crisis in Black and White, by Charles E. Silberman. It’s a powerful and unsparing analysis of the “the Negro problem” in America, published in 1964. After a few pages you’ll realize that not much has not Read More >>

October’s selection is Slavery by Another Name (The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II) by Douglas A. Blackmon. It explores the forced labor of imprisoned black men and women, through the convict lease system Read More >>

In November we will continue discussing Slavery by Another Name (The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II) by Douglas A. Blackmon. It explores the forced labor of imprisoned black men and women, through the Read More >>

January’s selection is The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. As Whitehead brilliantly re-creates the unique terrors for black people in the pre-Civil War era, his narrative seamlessly weaves the saga of America from the brutal importation of Africans to the Read More >>

Hear Charlotte King reflect on black history and watch the film, “Slavery by Another Name” Join the League of Women Voters of Sussex County and SDARJ to observe Black History Month on Monday, Feb 20; 1:00 – 3:30 pm at Read More >>

February’s selection is White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson. In White Rage, Carol Anderson cites racial hostility as the reason behind years of white Americans’ ongoing efforts to keep African Americans from making real Read More >>

  Meet representatives from area social justice and political actions groups and find out where you’d like to channel your energy to make the most impact. Bring a non-perishable food item or a donation for a local shelter. The fair is Read More >>

Beginning in March, and continuing through May, we will screen the film, Black America Since MLK And Still I Rise This four-hour film, a PBS program hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will be screened beginning on March 28, and Read More >>

Named after the 13th constitutional amendment, which abolished slavery except as “punishment for crime,” the movie uses archival footage and expert commentary to make the case that slavery hasn’t disappeared from the U.S.—it’s evolved into our modern system of mass Read More >>

Beginning in March, and continuing through April, we will screen the film, Black America Since MLK And Still I Rise This four-hour film, a PBS program hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will be screened beginning on March 28, and Read More >>