It's been three months since George Floyd was murdered by Minneapolis police officers. For many, his death drove home the point that racism is still alive and well in this country, despite perceived gains.
If you are still trying to understand the depth of the problem, and what you can do to be a part of the solution, we hope that the following resources will assist you.
Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man - Sit down with Emmanuel Acho as he has a series of "uncomfortable conversations" on a variety of topics, with the intent to educate white America about African Americans and race.
Is Bear Grylls your idol? Think you could survive on your own in the wild? Prefer camping to a luxury hotel? Then this is the quiz for you, courtesy of Paula, Adult Services Coordinator. The multiple choice challenge is timed, so the faster you respond, the more points you get! You have until Tuesday, September 1 at noon to take the challenge.
We've built our trivia challenge in Kahoot!, but there's no need for you to create an account. Just click the link, spin for a randomly-generated player name, and play! The top five winners will be revealed in next Wednesday's newsletter, so be sure to remember your player name!
Library Staff Recommends
All titles are available (or will soon be available) in print, on Cloud Library eBooks or eAudiobooks, or RBDigital eAudiobooks.
Books that celebrate Friendship and Family. Recommended by Katy, Library Associate at the Prior Lake Library.