On Sunday, October 30, the Friends of VCU Libraries Book Club will discuss “Under the Skin: The Hidden Toll of Racism on American Lives and on the Health of our Nation” by Linda Villarosa. From the publisher’s website:

“A stunning exposé of why Black people in our society ‘live sicker and die quicker’—an eye-opening game changer.”—Oprah Daily

From an award-winning writer at the New York Times Magazine and a contributor to the 1619 Project comes a landmark book that tells the full story of racial health disparities in America, revealing the toll racism takes on individuals and the health of our nation.

Villarosa will speak at VCU’s Cabell Library on the evening of Thursday, October 27.

The Friends Book Club will meet on Sunday October 30th at 2 pm in the Mapp Room on the 4th floor of the Cabell Library or via Zoom. Contact Kelly Gotschalk at kjgotschalk@vcu.edu for more info.

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