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  • REAL is a community coalition, open to all who invested in building a safe, equitable, antiracist community where all can thrive regardless of the color of their skin, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender, or any other aspect of identity. REAL envisions a community that embodies inclusion, equity, and justice as values central to identity. REAL is committed to building a safe community where all people experience dignity and respect, and all are welcome with kindness and belonging.

  • The Racial Justice Committee meets the first Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m.
    Members of the public are welcome and encouraged to attend.
    Zoom link to meetings are posted on Front Porch Forum.

Recommended Reads

  • The Myth of Race by Robert Ward Sussman
  • The Color Of Water (A black Man’s tribute to his white mother) by James Mcbride
  • Miracle At Saint Anna by James McBride
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • The Spook Who Sat By The Door by Sam Greenlee
  • Revolutionary Suicide by Huey P Newton
  • Writing My Wrongs by Shaka Senghor
  • Malcom X by Alex Haley
  • The New Jim Crow by Michele Alexander
  • The Rose that Grew from Concrete by Tupac Shaker
  • The beautiful Struggle by Ta-Nehisi Coates
  • Between The World And Me by Ta-nehisi Coates
  • Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison (any of her books)
  • Devil In The Grove by Gilbert King
  • My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
  • Becoming by Michele Obama
  • Manchild In The Promised Land by Claude Brown
  • Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
  • Roots by Alex Haley
  • The Color Purple by Alice Walker
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • I Am Not Your Negro by James Baldwin


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