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. via Zoom. Please email Leslie West at the Homewood Library at to be added to the Zoom distribution list.

Please note, you don’t need to read the book to join us in the discussion.

Upcoming Schedule


  • Netflix I Am Not Your Negro
  • 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