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The Common Reader Project 2021-22: About the Common Reader Project

About the Common Reader Project

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.


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