New FPS Book Club—Caste: The Origins of our Discontent

By Jody Kotkin

Published November 18, 2021.

Hold the dates for a new Book Club to discuss Caste: The Origins of our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson. These sessions will require participants to have read the entire book in advance of meetings, as we will be following the weaving of the stories contained in the book.
T.B.A. – Whether we will meet in-person and/or online.

Wednesday, Jan. 19, 20217:00-8:30 pm
The Caste System – We will discuss how we were affected by the stories about the American caste system and the laws of the South, Nazi Germany, and the caste system, and the violence required to start and maintain systems of genocide and oppression.

Sunday, Feb 13, 20212:00-3:30 pm
Racism and Classism – Caste: How does caste affect all of us and hold us back today. What are the covert ways that caste keeps us separate from experience and oneness?

Saturday, Feb 26, 202111 am-12:30 pm
Unpacking White Privilege: How can we use our privilege for good, what action might we take to help open the eyes of others?

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