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.
Updated 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
- January 19- Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
- February 16- White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
- March 16- Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
- April 20- Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
- May 18- An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
- June 15- White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity by Robert P Jones
- July 20- 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.