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Common Reader Project 2022-23: "Walking While Black"

The 2022 Common Reader Reader Essay: "Walking While Black" by Garnette Cadogan

The Brooklyn College Common Reader Project is meant to build community and foster dialogue.

The selection committee has selected Garnette Cardogan's "Walking While Black" as this year's Common Reader Essay:

Walking While Black
by Garnette Cadogan
published in Literary Hub, July 8, 2016

About This Guide

This guide is a work-in-progress and presents a selected list of additional readings and resources that are available in the Brooklyn College Library's collections and/or are freely available online. If you have suggestions for essays/books/articles that should be added to this list, please email me!

Happy reading!


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