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A Conversation with Susie Kaeser, author of “Resisting Segregation” – Tuesday January 25, 7:00-8:30 PM

December 13, 2021 Elizabeth Shaw

On Tuesday evening, January 25, 7:00 to 8:30 PM the Black Caucus of Forest Hill Church, Presbyterian, will host a ZOOM conversation with Susan Kaeser, author of Resisting Segregation. Her book details the struggle to end segregation and integrate the city of Cleveland Heights.

Cleveland Heights was not always the inclusive community it is today.   Resisting Segregation is a remarkable history of ordinary, common citizens who demonstrated that creativity and like-mindedness can bring about dramatic and substantial change.

This event is being held to commemorate the life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

All are invited to join. For the ZOOM link, For the ZOOM link, register here: https://fhc.breezechms.com/form/7b1894.

Image of Cover of Resisting Segregation by Susie Kaeser
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Discuss “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent” by Isabel Wilkerson

November 8, 2021 Elizabeth Shaw

The Black Caucus Book Club will lead a discussion of “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents”, by Isabel Wilkerson on Saturday January 8, 2022, 10:30 AM to Noon.”

In this book the author “explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings.”

Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, has become a leading figure in narrative nonfiction, an interpreter of the human condition, and an impassioned voice for demonstrating how history can help us understand ourselves, our country, and our current era of upheaval.

This discussion will be through Zoom. Please email blackcaucus@fhcpresb.org for the ZOOM link.

All are welcome to join.

Image of book cover – Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents, by Isabel Wilkerson

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Discuss “White Rage” on Oct. 23 with the Black Caucus Book Club

September 16, 2021 Elizabeth Shaw

Join the Black Caucus (via zoom) Saturday Morning, October 23 from 10:30 a.m to noon, October 23 to discuss “White Rage” by Carol Andersen. This is an important and insightful book on race and racism. To receive the ZOOM link contact us at blackcaucus@fhcpresb.org. All people of goodwill are welcome.

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Black Caucus-Racial Inequality/Reparations Series Saturday, May 22, 10:30AM-12:00PM

May 13, 2021 Elizabeth Shaw

This series is includes presentations and small group discussions on the history of racial inequality in this nation and lays the foundation for consideration of appropriate reparations. The discussion resumes with a focus on the period of time from the Civil Rights Movement up to the present day.

Send an email to BlackCaucus@FHCpresb.org to receive a invitation to this discussion.

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Black Caucus Book Club – The Color of Compromise, Saturday, June 5, 2021, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

May 13, 2021 Elizabeth Shaw

All are invited to join a discussion of “The Color of Compromise” by Jemar Tisby, on Saturday, June 5, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM. In this book, the author writes about the roots of sustained racism and injustice in the American church. He presents a historical survey of the role of race in American Christianity, the brutality of racism, and the present-day challenges. He challenges readers to ‘leave behind the compromised Christianity that makes its peace with racism” and offers ways ‘to live out Christ’s call to a courageous faith. ”

Send an email to BlackCaucus@FHCpresb.org to receive a invitation to this discussion.

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