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Racial Justice Book Group: Birth of a White Nation by Jacqueline Battalora – Author Speaks!

Racial Justice Book Group: Birth of a White Nation by Jacqueline Battalora

On Tuesday, July 28, 7-9 p.m., join a discussion of chapters 3 and 4 of Birth of a White Nation: The Invention of White People and Its Relevance Today, a fascinating new book on race in America that begins with an exploration of the moment in time when “white people,” as a separate and distinct group of humanity, were invented through legislation and the enactment of laws. The book provides a thorough examination of the underlying reasons as well as the ways in which “white people” were created. It also explains how the creation of this distinction divided laborers and ultimately served the interests of the elite. The book goes on to examine how foundational law and policy in the U.S. were used to institutionalize the practice of “white people” holding positions of power. Finally, the book demonstrates how the

Jacqueline Battalora

social construction and legal enactment of “white people” has ultimately compromised the humanity of those so labeled. The evening will also include activities from the book White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training. Free and open to the public.

Location: Northside Presbyterian/St. Aidan’s Episcopal Lounge, 1679 Broadway, Ann Arbor, 48105.

http://sbpra.com/JacquelineBattalora

May Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of May!

“Dealing with Difficult Situations” Wayne Brown
“A Bug and a Wish” Karen Scheuer
“Pipeline to Plenty” Paul Clifton
“Animal Bridge” Wende Gripentrog
“The Road Ahead” Phillip J. Tarnoff
“Guinea Pigs” Dr. John Hall
“Lightning Man #5″ Noah F. Bunyan
“Birth of a White Nation” Jacqueline Battalora
“Believe: Beyond the Veil” Allyson Giles
“B.E.T: Big In God” Monica Aidoo
“Tree Wise” Antoinette Abbamonte
“Fountain Valley 1972″ Michael Antonio Joseph
“Mr. Circle Man” Cynthia Grenyion
“Wine’s Nutritional Power” AJ Morris
“Practical Perspectives on Youth” Odianose Dominic Matthew
“Halfway Around the World” Jo T N Murphy
“A Web Story” James Clark
“Cats I Have Loved” Sara Munson Deats
“Adam, The American” Thomas E. Berry
“Maya” Taran Hans

March Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of March!

“O Mommy O Daddy” Claudia Grispin
“New Beginnings: The Reviving of a Kingdom” Shantelle Ruppel
“Guinea Pigs” Dr. John Hall
“A Bug and a Wish” Karen Scheuer
“Birth of a White Nation” Jacqueline Battalora
“Fountain Valley 1972″ Michael Antonio Joseph
“Eritrea at a Crossroads” Andebrhan Welde Giorgis
“Cody Coyote” Keith A. Williams
“Coop’s Corner Collection” William Cooper
“My Dear Wife and Children” Nick K. Adams
“Bees and Spiders” Brian L. Steed
“The Wisdom of Doctor James” Michael Joseph Scanlon
“Savage Sympathy” Graham Taylor
“Practical Perspectives on Youth” Odianose Dominic Matthew
“Pepin Goes to Rome” John Doherty
“Members Only North Shore Confessions” Todd Ball
“Woman: A Divine Calling” Quincy C. Samuel
“72058: The Many Mini Adventures of a Small-town Mailman” Jesse Lee Hatfield
“Land of the Bear” Denny Geurink

April Author News

  • Nick Mann, author of “Forgetful,” was recognized as the African American Fiction winner of the 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards.
  • Sherrill S. Cannon‘s “My Fingerpaint Masterpiece” was a finalist in the 2014 Reader Views Award for the Children’s Category for Early Readers.
  • Karen Scheuer was interviewed in a local teacher’s magazine that is distributed to all Pennsylvania teachers in a feature titled “Bugged by Bullying, Teacher Writes Book.”
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  • William M. Cooper was interviewed by Paul Dorset on the blog, Utterances of an Overcrowded Mind. Read the interview here.
  • “The Who’s Next Club: A Cosmetic Surgery Disaster” by Donald W. Ayer got special attention during a feature on ABC Action News. The author’s daughter’s story, described in his book, has inspired a new law to have cameras in operating rooms. Watch the segment here.
  • Marie Volpe celebrated her children’s book, “Boobilena’s Birthday Party at Busy Beach,” with her co-workers and threw an office party.
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  • Two of our authors met with our CEO Robert Fletcher during the London Book Fair.
    Author Derek T. Morgan and his wife with CEO Robert Fletcher

    Author Derek T. Morgan and his wife with CEO Robert Fletcher

    Author John Berry with CEO Robert Fletcher

    Author John Berry with CEO Robert Fletcher

 

February Top Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of February!

December Top 20 Best Sellers

Congratulations to our best-sellers during the month of December!