About the 2004 Reads
To Center On Brown v. The Board Of Education
Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Reads is a community initiative to promote reading and civic dialogue through the shared experience of reading and discussing a common book.
In 2004, the program will encourage readers of all ages to explore our progress in race relations in the fifty years since the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling in the case of Brown vs. the Board of Education, which ended legal segregation in public schools.
A selection committee of community leaders, students and educators in the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti area chose Beverly Daniel Tatum's "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" And Other Conversations About Race. For more information about this year's selection, click on the title below. (For the other two books under consideration, please visit our Resources page.)
Beverly Daniel Tatum, "Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?" And Other Conversations About Race New York: Basic Books, 2003.