The Sum of Us Reading and Discussion Series - online via Zoom Online
[Teens and Adults] The League of Women Voters of Albany County and Albany Public Library invite you to participate in an online group reading and discussion series on Heather McGhee's The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper led by Albany Law Professor Serena Joyce White-Lake. She will lead four deep discussions of the book, culminating with a wrap-up session, including video of a recent interview of Heather McGhee by author and New York Times op-ed columnist Charles Blow.
Registration is required, and attendance is expected at all sessions as this is a continuing series. Zoom links will be emailed to you after registration.
Full Discussion Schedule (all sessions take place on Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30pm)
May 12: The Sum of Us pages 1-41
May 19: The Sum of Us pages 41-103
May 26:The Sum of Us pages 103-167
June 2: The Sum of Us pages 167-221
June 9: The Sum of Us pages 221-255 and footage of McGhee interview
Serena Joyce White-Lake is an attorney, professor, writer, real estate broker, and advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Serena began her career clerking for the New York State Court of Appeals, the State’s court of last resort. She now practices employment discrimination law for a state agency, and she teaches a course at Albany Law School on real estate transactions and racial residential discrimination.
This series is made possible by a Humanities New York grant