August Book Study: “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” by Heather McGhee

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August Book Study: “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” by Heather McGhee


One of today’s most insightful and influential thinkers, Heather McGhee, offers a powerful exploration of inequality and the lesson that generations of Americans have failed to learn: Racism has a cost for everyone – not just for people of color.

“This is the book I’ve been waiting for.”
— IBRAH X. KENDI, #1 New York Times bestselling author of How to Be an Antiracist

Join our 3-week book study on Zoom or In-Person

Choose which weekly afternoon or evening group meeting works best for you and join the community conversation on Heather McGhee’s research, analysis, and message for social change.

Mondays:  August 16 , 23, & 30 (via Zoom)
Afternoons from 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM or evenings 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

Tuesdays: August 17, 24, & 31 (In-Person in Wilmington)
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Wednesdays: August 18, 25, & September 1 (via Zoom)
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Thursdays: August 19, 26, & September 2 (via Zoom)
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Fridays: August 20, 27, & September 3 (In-Person in Wilmington)
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

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Organizations can benefit from these impactful conversations. If your organization would like to host a How to Be an Antiracist study session, YW can provide you with tools and guidance.

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