Community Read Panel Discussion

Event Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Please join in on the 2021 Community Read by reading Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? (1967) by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

FREE books are available at the following locations: 

             JMRL Central                New Dominion Bookshop
JMRL Northside Yancey Community Center
JMRL Crozet Jefferson School Room 129
JMRL Gordon UVA Multicultural Student Center

There will be a virtual panel discussion via Zoom on Monday, January 25 at 6 PM. 

Featured Panelists:

Laila Barnes - Student, Albemarle High School

Brenda Brown-Grooms - Co-Pastor and Bible Teacher, New Dominion Christian Community Church; Performance Artist and Writer

Kevin K. Gaines, Ph.D. - Julian Bond Professor of Civil Rights and Social Justice, Corcoran Department of History and the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies, UVA

Sandra Jones - Reverend, Williams Chapel AME Zion Church, Big Stone Gap, VA; UVA-Wise MLK Jr. Community Celebration Coordinator

Nikuyah Walker - Mayor, City of Charlottesville


Charles Lewis and Maxicelia Robsinson - Hosts, "In My Humble Opinion," 101JAMZ

Co-sponsored by the Division for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; the UVA Wise Office of Compliance; and New Dominion Bookshop