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R.A.R.E. Lenten Book Study

The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together, by Heather McGhee

Join the R.A.R.E. team for a lively discussion of The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee. A New York Times bestseller and named one of the best books of 2021 by TimeThe Washington Post and Library Journal, The Sum of Us looks at racism and the zero sum paradigm — the idea that progress for some of us must come at the expense of others — as well as at the possibility of another way, what McGhee calls “the Solidarity Dividend” — a new vision for the future beyond the zero-sum game. 

5 weekly sessions Tuesdays, Feb. 28 – March 28 7-8 p.m. CT on Zoom
Registration is required for each of the five sessions:
Feb. 28: Introduction, Chapters 1 and 2 — REGISTER [link to Zoom reg]
March 7: Chapters 3 and 4 — REGISTER [link to Zoom reg]
March 14: Chapters 5 and 6 — REGISTER [link to Zoom reg]
March 21: Chapters 7 and 8 — REGISTER [link to Zoom reg]
March 28: Chapters 9 and 10 and wrap-up — REGISTER [link to Zoom reg]
Deadline to Register: Feb. 22

The book study is free, with the exception of the book purchase (or borrow a copy from the library). Please come to the first session prepared to discuss the Introduction and Chapters 1 and 2.

Questions? Email us at rare@nebraskasynod.org. We look forward to having a lively book discussion with you!
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