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Raleigh | StrongerNC Book Club: “Race and Place” by David Leong

January 24 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

“We long for diverse, thriving neighborhoods and churches, yet racial injustices persist. Why? Because geographic structures and systems create barriers to reconciliation and prevent the flourishing of our communities. Race and Place reveals the profound ways in which these geographic forces and structures sustain the divisions among us. Urban missiologist David Leong, who resides in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the country, unpacks the systemic challenges that are rarely addressed in the conversation about racial justice. The evening news may deliver story after story that causes us to despair. But Leong envisions a future of belonging and hope in our streets, towns, cities, and churches. A discussion about race needs to go hand in hand with a discussion about place. This book is a welcome addition to a conversation that needs to include both..” – Amazon

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In the current atmosphere of political and social discontent and mistrust, we gather monthly to discuss books that shed light on issues impacting our country, challenge our views, and stoke the fires of great conversation. Whatever’s in the news nearly always ends up finding its way into the conversations too. Our chats are casual, unstructured, and sometimes passionate. Come join us!

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Date:
January 24
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7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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StrongerNC Readers

Venue

Starbucks Lake Boone Trail
3800 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
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