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HPL Presents Isabel Wilkerson

2021-02-09 18:30:00 2021-02-09 19:30:00 America/Chicago HPL Presents Isabel Wilkerson Join us now! Virtual

Tuesday, February 09
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-02-09 18:30:00 2021-02-09 19:30:00 America/Chicago HPL Presents Isabel Wilkerson Join us now! Virtual

Join us now!

Pulitzer Prize–winning author Isabel Wilkerson discusses Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents.

Examining the ties between the American caste system and those in India and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson points to ways America can move beyond our artificial and destructive human divisions, toward hope in our common humanity.

With special guests, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, Library Director Dr. Rhea Brown Lawson, and Rice University’s Vice Provost for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Alexander Byrd, who will engage in a conversation with Ms. Wilkerson immediately following her presentation.

This free program will be presented on Zoom with limited spots available. Registration with a valid email address is required. A confirmation message will be automatically sent. You will receive a second email within 24 hours prior to the start of the event with the information to access by computer, tablet, or phone. The live viewing cannot be guaranteed if links are shared with non-registered attendees. Please note that a recording of the program will NOT be made available. Click to register on this page, or if necessary, join the waitlist.

Readers everywhere who wish to purchase copies of Caste can do so from community bookstore partner, Blue Willow Bookshop.

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