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This fall, Virginia Beach Public Libraries is offering a series of programs that explore the legacy of racial injustice in the Hampton Roads and Virginia Beach areas. The series entitled Stamped from the Beginning is partially funded by Virginia Humanities and offers a variety of events that include book discussions, local history and genealogy workshops, and public discussions. 

This October the series continues with book discussions about Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. Teens are invited join, reading Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You: A Remix by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and taking part in peer group discussions. 

Meyera E. Obendorf Central Library

3 November  6:30-7:30pm: Teen Book Club: Stamped Remix

6 November 2:00-3:00pm: Stamped from the Beginning Book Discussion: Part 4

20 November 2:00-3:00pm: Stamped from the Beginning Book Discussion: Part 5

Digital Program

4 November 6:30-7:30pm: WebEx Live: Stamped from the Beginning Book Discussion: Part 4

18 November 6:30-7:30pm: WebEx Live: Stamped from the Beginning Book Discussion: Part 5

All events are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

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