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AFT Book Club: A Conversation with Charles M. Blow
May 19, 2024 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT

AFT Book Club: A Conversation with Charles M. Blow


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About This Webinar

Join us for our May AFT Book Club session featuring AFT President Randi Weingarten and renowned author Charles M. Blow, discussing Blow's memoir Fire Shut Up in My Bones.

Engage with Weingarten and Blow as they explore the multifaceted themes reflecting on the complexities of identity, trauma and resilience within the backdrop of a segregated Louisiana town.

Blow's ability to weave his personal narrative with broader social critiques makes the memoir a compelling read for anyone interested in the intersections of personal experience and public advocacy.

Learn more about the AFT Book Club:

Enter to win a copy of Blow's memoir, Fire Shut Up in My Bones. This sweepstakes is open until May 24, 2024. Good luck! 


Charles M. Blow

Charles M. Blow is an acclaimed journalist and op-ed columnist for the New York Times and a political analyst on MSNBC TV. He is the author of the New York Times bestselling books The Devil You Know and Fire Shut Up in My Bones. He lives in Atlanta.

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RANDI WEINGARTEN is president of the 1.7 million-member AFT, AFL-CIO, which represents teachers; paraprofessionals and school-related personnel; higher education faculty and staff; nurses and other healthcare professionals; local, state and federal government employees; and early childhood educators. The AFT champions fairness; democracy; economic opportunity; and high-quality public education, healthcare and public services for students, their families and communities. The AFT and its members advance these principles through community engagement, organizing, collective bargaining and political activism, and especially through members’ work.

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