In our Book Club we're reading about race, culture and white supremacy.
In our Book Club we're reading about race, culture and white supremacy. From the Doctrine of Discovery to slavery -- even the creation of the national parks! -- white supremacy is everywhere, depressingly, mind-blowingly hard to find ways to get out of it, 'original sin'. Succinct, clear, understandable stories help us in discussion of these matters.
Excerpt, “Aboard Ship”
[Two young people aboard the Daniel Webster bound for Boston, 1853, record their impressions. Fran, their descendant, lets her imagination go to them from her hospital bed in 2010. Excerpt from forthcoming memoir, “Alzheimer’s Fantasy in the Key of G,” 2021, Touchpoint Press.] Day 16. Quarter deck, Thomas and Bridget…