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June Book Review “Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents”

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents
Author, Isabel Wilkerson
Reviewer. Emma Rogers

Beyond race, class, or other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences people’s lives and behavior and the nation’s fate. Linking the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson explores eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations, including divine will, bloodlines, stigma, and more. Using riveting stories about people—including Martin Luther King, Jr., baseball’s Satchel Paige, a single father and his toddler son, Wilkerson herself, and many others—she shows the ways that the insidious undertow of caste is experienced every day.

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Date:
June 12
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
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W. Marvin Dulaney Branch of ASALH
Phone:
214-403-4216
Email:
wmdulaney@asalh-gmail.com
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