Social Justice Reading and Film Club

H.I.V.E. joins our friends The Listening Project and the Homewood Library for their Social Justice Book club on the below dates from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Homewood Library’s Boardroom (1721 Oxmoor Road, Homewood, AL 35209). Please note, you don’t need to read the book to join us in the discussion.

Upcoming Schedule


  •  Netflix documentary Amend
  • 13th
  • Selma – The Bridge to the Ballot
  • My Octopus Teacher


  • Women Talking byMiriam Toews
  • Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
  • A Christmas Memory by Truman Capote
  • The 6th Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
  • There, There: A Novel by Tommy Orange
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret by Catherine Coleman Flowers
  • When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka
  • Arc of Justice by Kevin Boyle
  • Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
  • Dying of Whiteness by Jonathan M. Metzl
  • Inconspicuous Consumption by Tatiana Schlossberg
  • The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving” by Jonathan Evison
  • What We Will Become by Mimi Lemay
  • “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison
  • “Mend: Poems” by Kwoya Fagin Maples
  • “Fight Like a Mother: How a Grassroots Movement Took on the Gun Lobby and Why Women Will Change the World” by Shannon Watts
  • “Homegoing” by Yaa Gyasi
  • “dark // thing” by Ashley M. Jones
  • “Bending Toward Justice: The Birmingham Church Bombing that Changed the Course of Civil Rights” by Doug Jones
  • “Give a Sh*t: Do Good. Live Better. Save the Planet” by Ashlee Piper
    “Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger” by Rebecca Traister
  • “Waking Up White and Finding Myself in the Story of Race” by Debby Irving
  • “Lean In” Sheryl Sandberg
  • “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood
  • “Magic City Gospel” by Ashley M. Jones
  • “Citizen: An American Lyric” by Claudia Rankine
  • “You Can’t Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain” by Phoebe Robinson
  • “What I Told My Daughter” by Nina Tassler
  • “The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas
  • “Hope in the Dark” by Rebecca Solnit