Join our Middle School class to watch the Netflix documentary, Stamped from the Beginning, based on the book by Ibram X. Kendi. This will be our first of three viewings and discussion on this topic of anti-racism. This week's topic will center on: Introduction to Blackness Myth of Assimilation Laura Liermann from the Racial Justice Committee will help facilitate discussion after the film viewing.
Please join us for a discussion of James McBride’s The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store (2023). Books can be obtained at Barnes & Noble in State College or over Amazon. Click here for a list of discussion ideas to think about. The discussion will be led by Leslie Brown, who has this to say about the book and its author: Selecting a work of fiction for this venue is out of the ordinary, but the literary genre can show us much about living as a person of color in past and present America. I have read most of McBride’s novels that [...]
The UUFCC Jazz Band is open to all. Rehearsals occur on Sundays in the Sanctuary, although occasionally the band may rehearse in Room 6 due to major church events. Contact David Morris if interested.