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      Black Women Connect! Book & Social Club - October Meeting in Toronto


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      October 25, 2019

      Friday   7:00 PM

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      Black Women Connect! Book & Social Club - October Meeting

      Are you a Black Woman in Toronto wanting to meet new people and create new networks? Black Women Connect! Book Club is a Toronto-based book and social club that focuses on celebrating Black Literature, Sisterhood and the love of reading. Our mission is to bring Black Women together who love to read fiction and nonfiction books written by writers of African descent for meaningful conversations, connections and socialization. Each month we choose a book and use it as the foundation to discuss our own lives as black women – we, read, discuss, listen, reflect, renew, and yes, drink & eat! BWC purpose is to inform, empower, inspire, and enrich each member's life through the privilege of reading and connecting with each other. Black Women Connect is for Black Women in Toronto who are looking to make new friends and connect. In addition to our core book club, other activities include special members only brunches, thematic events, retreats, drinks and dinners and other social engagement. Contact: All new members must RSVP and join our group on Facebook. Email us at: bwcbookclub@outlook.com visit our website: www.thebwn.com Visit us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwomenconnect/ AUGUST BOOK SELECTION Black Women Connect book selection for September 2019  The Farming of Bones Edwidge Danticat It is 1937 and Amabelle Désir, a young Haitian woman living in the Dominican Republic, has built herself a life as the servant and companion of the wife of a wealthy colonel. She and Sebastien, a cane worker, are deeply in love and plan to marry. But Amabelle's world collapses when a wave of genocidal violence, driven by Dominican dictator Rafael Trujillo, leads to the slaughter of Haitian workers. Amabelle and Sebastien are separated, and she desperately flees the tide of violence for a Haiti she barely remembers.Already acknowledged as a classic, this harrowing story of love and survival—from one of the most important voices of her generation—is an unforgettable memorial to the victims of the Parsley Massacre and a testimony to the power of human memory. To join the Black Women Connect! Book Club email: bwcbookclub@outlook.com www.thebwn.com register via Evenbrite event Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/blackwomenconnect/  

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