Athens Parents 4 Racial Equity Hosting Book Events via Zoom

AP4RE Book Discussions

Athens Parents 4 Racial Equity is hosting three activities on Zoom around children's books!

  • The age range varies. Attend all or choose what fits for you. 
  • PLEASE FILL OUT REGISTRATION FORM for each session your child will attend. 
  • You will receive an email with the link for the zoom meeting the day prior.
  • Questions??  Email (Communications Coordinator)


Click here to view the flyer for these events!


Date: Saturday, January 30th, 12:00—1:00 pm

Book: Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi

Event Type: Live book reading and discussion

Event Planner: Brandi Baker

Audience: Good for students 4-8 years old and parents/guardians who want to listen in to become familiar with the book.  This book has had rave reviews and has sold out on Amazon.



Date: Saturday, February 13th, 12:00—1:30 pm

Book: A Kids Book on Systemic Racism by Jordan Thierry

Event Type: Read by the author, who will then lead a discussion.

Event Planner: Brandi Baker

Audience: Appropriate for students ages 8 and up.  This gives a clear descriptions of what racism is, how it makes people feel and how to spot it if it happens.



Date: Saturday, February 27th, 10:30 am—12:00 pm

Book: New Kid by Jerry Craft

Event Type: Students will read the book BEFORE the Zoom meeting and discuss it at the meeting.

Event Planner: Kris Lowe (

Audience: Appropriate for students ages 9-15.


  • Registration:
  • Obtain the book: This graphic novel can be obtained from the library, online, through your favorite bookstore or, locally at Little Professor in uptown Athens. The form you fill out to register includes a question that will allow us to help you obtain a book if the above options don’t work. Don’t let cost prevent you and your child from participating! Contact Kris Lowe ( for questions or more information.
  • Participants will read the book PRIOR to the book club date.  The participants will be given a few questions PRIOR to book club date so they and their grownups can discuss.

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