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Book club revived

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Posted on: August 10, 2013

BY ROSANNA LANDIS WEAVER — The Bridging Cultural Gaps book club, started by longtime resident Robert Croslin about 15 years ago, ran for about seven years. Croslin, now a Ward 2 representative on the Hyattsville City Council, is getting it started again with a meeting on Wednesday, August 14, at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 4310 Gallatin Street.  Croslin said that the club’s purpose is “to talk about and, hopefully, dismantle all man-made barriers that divide communities.” The first book: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, by Michelle Alexander.

 

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