5 Meetup Groups match “African-American Authors” near Oak Park, IL
Inspired by Kinna Reads' Africa Reading Challenge, I decided to create an offline space to share my newfound appreciation for African literature. If you are interested in reading books from the African diaspora (with emphasis on authors from Africa and the Caribbean), join us! Check us out on Tumblr: http://CHI-ReadingAfrica.tumblr.com & on GoodReads: http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/87568-chicago-reading-africa
The Chicago Africentric Book Club is dedicated to the celebration of African, Caribbean, Afro-Latino and African-American culture, history and politics through spirited and idea-generating discussions of the classical authors (e.g., Carter G. Woodson, Cheikh Anta Diop and Frantz Fanon), book titles testing new intellectual ground and film works that address the issues, concerns, hopes and power of Black people across the Diaspora.
This bookclub is for women who enjoy African American fiction and non-fiction. Let's read and discuss Hill Harper, Carl Weber, Eric Jerome Dickey, Kimberla Lawson Roby, Walter Mosley, Jill Scott, even Zane! If you enjoy reading, and want to discuss/share your thoughts on entertaining books, let's start a group.
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This is a group for Christian Women interested in a closer walk with God via bible study, prayer, fellowship meals, meetings and conference calls with the authors of the books. We provide the books to you at no cost and you will be required to complete a brief survey about the book that you have selected. This is a non denominational group and we are not focused on a particular denomination. All Christian Women are welcome and the main focus is learning how to walk with God day by day in the sea …
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This group is for entrepreneurs who operate or desire to start a for-profit company or nonprofit with the primary purpose of: (1) preserving and promoting African/African-American culture and/or history, and (2) significantly benefiting the decedents of those responsible for its creation through the ongoing generation of jobs, business opportunities and community support. Whether you achieve these goals as a restaurant, fashion designer, festival vendor, travel agency, event promoter, artist, pe …
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