In July, Fairmont began a year long book study on the topic of Racism in the United States. The first book was "So You Want to Talk About Race" by Ijeoma Oluo and the August book was "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison.
Anyone interested can start the study at any time. The Book study is monthly on the third Tuesday.
Book List for Study
- July 28- So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
- August 18- The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
- September 15- How to Be An Antiracist by Ibram X Kendi
- October 20- Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
- November 17- A Most Beautiful Thing by Arshay Cooper
- December 15- Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- January 19- White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
- February 16- Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
- March 16- Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
- April 20- An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
- May 18- The Autobiography of Malcolm X as told to Alex Haley
- June 15- Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin
Note: For a historic overview of the United Methodist Church and Racism read this article from United Methodist Communications.