Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 4:45pm to 6:15pm
Sage Chapel 147 Ho Plaza
Award-winning journalist Michele Norris 2010 book The Grace of Silence started out as a quest to uncover how America talked about race in the wake of the Obama presidential election. What resulted was what Norris calls an "accidental memoir." Named one of the year's best books by The Christian Science Monitor, the book became and eye-opening family history lesson revealing her own family's racial legacy and the larger conversation surrounding race in America. The book has also let to the spin off blog "The Race Card Project" and a deeper look at our attitudes and beliefs about race.