Providence Africana Reading Collective

This Fourth July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, I must mourn. To drag a man in fetters into the grand illuminated temple of liberty, and call upon him to join you in joyous anthems, were inhuman mockery and sacrilegious irony. Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?

Frederick Douglass (Rochester, NY, July 5, 1852)

PARC June Schedule

For June 8th we will be reading/discussing Alice Walker’s “Coming Apart” and Patricia Hill Collins’ “Pornography and Black Women’s Bodies”

For June 22nd we will be discussing the classic short novel “Passing” (1929) by Nella Larsen.

Meetings for both dates will be at 6pm
Tea in Sahara (69 Governor)