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Resources for Tough Conversations - “So You Want to Talk About Race” Giveaway

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New York Times best-selling author Ijeoma Oluo and Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch of Arkansas State University have joined us to co-host a digital series that shares how to have a frank, honest discussion about race and explore process behind Oluo’s writing “So You Want to Talk About Race.” Are you ready to learn more and open your own dialogues? Enter our Facebook contest by noon March 18 for a chance to win your own copy of the book.

We’ll be giving away two copies of the New York Times best-seller that give you that examines race in America and guides viewers through many different subjects including privilege, oppression and more.

For a chance win your own copy of “So You Want to Talk About Race,” enter our Facebook contest by commenting on the post pinned to the top of our page and tell us about what inspired you to want to open your own conversations with “So You Want to Talk About Race.” The contest, which is open only to Arkansas residents, will run from Monday, March 8, through noon Thursday, March 18. The winners will be selected by random drawing. Arkansas PBS will respond to the winning commenters’ posts on Facebook to notify them and to request that they direct message or email to claim the book and arrange for shipping. The winners will have one business day to claim their “So You Want to Talk About Race” prizes. In the event that a winner does not claim the prize in an allotted time period, another winner will be drawn.

We’re proud to have the opportunity to share this vital book for an important conversation in your home and community. Visit us at facebook.com/ArkansasPBS to enter for your chance to win.

In the meantime, learn more about what talks on race don’t have to be and practical tools for having hard conversation with Oluo and Dr. Jones-Branch in our 18-segment video series “So You Want to Talk About Race” on youtube.com/ArkansasPBS and find a toolkit, discussion guide and more at myarkansaspbs.org/programs/talkaboutrace.

The conversation featured in this series was recorded in 2018 during the Arkansas Literary Festival (now the Six Bridges Book Festival.) Given the events in recent years, we are re-sharing this timely conversation.

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Arkansas PBS “So You Want to Talk About Race” GiveawayMarch 8-18, 2021

This contest is open only to Arkansas residents. To enter, comment on the Facebook post and what inspired you to open your own dialogue using “So You Want to Talk About Race” by Ijeoma Oluo. The post can be found on the Arkansas PBS Facebook page at: facebook.com/ArkansasPBS.

The winning commenters will be notified via replies to their Facebook comments on Thursday, March 18, 2021. The winners will have one business day to claim their prizes. Winners will be asked to direct message or email to claim their prizes and provide shipping information.