This year, the Brooklyn College Common Reader selection committee has selected two readings for The Common Reader Project:
The Slur I Never Expected to Hear in 2020
by Cathy Park Hong
published in The New York Times Magazine, April 12, 2020
The Trayvon Generation
by Elizabeth Alexander
published in The New Yorker, June 22, 2020
Both of these readings are available via the Brooklyn College Library's collections. Sign in with your CUNYFirst credentials.