Fri, May 21 | (Zoom link in email confirmation.)

Breakfast Club: "Caste" Session 2

The Breakfast Club is dedicating two sessions to "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson. Join us for Session 2 as we unpack Parts Four-Seven of the text and discuss Wilkerson's thesis connecting racism and casteism throughout American history and current structures and systems.
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Breakfast Club: "Caste" Session 2

Time & Location

May 21, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EDT
(Zoom link in email confirmation.)

About the Event

"Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is a masterwork of writing — a profound achievement of scholarship and research that stands also as a triumph of both visceral storytelling and cogent analysis...Wilkerson's central thesis is that caste, while a global occurrence, achieves its most violent manifestation in the treatment of American Blacks, set at the lowest level in society through historical and contemporary oppression, marginalization and violence — all legally maintained through systems of law and order." — NPR

The Breakfast Club is dedicating two sessions to "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents" by Isabel Wilkerson. Join us for Session 2 as we discuss Parts Four-Seven of the text and Wilkerson's thesis connecting racism and casteism throughout American history and in current structures and systems.

Session 2 Reading:

Part Four: The Tentacles of Caste

Part Five: The Consequenses of Caste

Part Six: Backlash

Part Seven: Awakening

If you are not able to finish reading, consider listening to Oprah's podcast that takes listeners through the Eight Pillars of Caste here and/or The New York Times Magazine feature America's Enduring Caste System here.

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