A podcast featuring conversations about works that examine issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In the spirit of learning, compassion, as well as truth and reconciliation, we hope to meet regularly in the fellowship of reading.
Theme Music: Rafe Wadleigh (on Soundcloud)
"Books are the best of things, well used; abused, among the worst." -- Emerson
Destiny City Comics with Ethan HD
In this Mid-Month Musing, I talk with professional-wrestler-turned-comics-shop-owner Ethan HD, who operates Tacoma's Destiny City Comics, one of a score of black-owned comics shops in the country. We talk about the connections between comics and pro wrestling, the importance of supporting community-forward businesses, and what it's like to keep a business running in the Age of COVID.Want to order some comics?https://destinycitycomics.com/email: Ethan HD@destinycitycomics.comTwitter: @DestinyCityComxInstagram: destinycitycomicsFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/DestinyCityComics/
'Bombingham' - Anthony Grooms
The award-winning 2001 novel 'Bombingham' by Anthony Grooms takes readers into a family and a community moving through the Civil Rights Movement in Birmingham, Alabama during the early 1960s. In our extended interview with the author, we talk about education, the complexity of representing the struggle for social justice, and, simply, how a novel gets written.If you would like to join Equity Book Club or start your own reading group, start following. . .Twitter: @BookEquityWeb: http://equitybookclub.blogspot.comE-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction - Who We Are & What We Do
This is a brief description of our new virtual reading group, Equity Book Club -- dedicated to works dealing with themes of equity, diversity, and inclusion.