Hudson, New York
Fiction/Memoir | Local culture | Local living
13 February 2018 05:05PM

Hudson Area Library’s new nonfiction book group focused on history and social and political life in North America. The group will utilize the best in nonfiction books chosen by participants to explore issues that are topical today.

The group will be discussing The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander at their next meeting, March 1, 6-8pm. The New Jim Crow is a thorough and shocking account of how, after the gains of the Civil Rights Movement, the US prison system has functioned as a replacement of Jim Crow and other discriminatory laws and practices that denied African Americans their civil rights. The book is available to borrow in print, ebook, and on CD through the library. To reserve a copy, visit the online catalog, call or stop by the main desk at the library.

Book club selections are chosen based on participants’ suggestions. To register for the book group, email morton@hudsonarealibrary.org, call 518.828.1792 x101, or visit the main desk in the library.

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