Book Club

Book Club

Ever read a great book and need to discuss with others?

This month we are reading "White Trash. The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America." by Nancy Isenberg. This wonderful book shows how interwoven race and class are.

"The Civil War was a struggle to shore up both a racial and a class hierarchy. The Confederacy was afraid that poor whites would be drawn in by Union appeals and would vote to end slavery - because slavery was principally a reflection of the wealthy planters' self-interest...Moved by the need for control, for an unchallenged top tier, the power elite in American history has thrived by placating the vulnerable and creating for them a false sense of identification - denying real class differences wherever possible."

March 03, 2018 at 7pm - 10pm
Green Party Book Club Meeting: Community Room
Between 161 and 163 Erie Street
Saint Paul , MN 55102
United States
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Amber Garlan

Will you come?