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Charis Books & More

Charis
Call: (404) 524-0304 or visit www.charisbooksandmore.com
Atlanta's long-running lesbian/feminist/mystic bookstore also stocks CDs, gifts and jewelry, and hosts frequent in-store events.
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Jenny Brown: "Birth Strike"

Tuesday May 14, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Categories: Book signings Tired of anti-abortion laws being passed--including the strictest ever in Georgia? Wondering why abortion is on the chopping block? The new book Birth Strike: The Hidden Fight over Women's Work explains that it's not just about culture or religion, but a response to the U.S...
Cost: $5 donation requested, no one turned away for lack of funds

Black Food Geographies with Ashante Reese

Tuesday April 30, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Charis Books & More welcomes Spelman College professor Ashante Reese to celebrate the release of her book "Black Food Georgraphies: Race, Self-Reliance, and Food Access in Washington, D.C."
Cost: Free

Independent Bookstore Day Charis Grand Reopening Party

Saturday April 27, 2019 10:00 am EDT
Grand reopening of Charis Books & More party that includes special guests and Ribbon Cutting.
Cost: Free

DeMaris B. Hill: A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Blend.

Thursday April 11, 2019 07:00 pm EDT
Charis Books & More presents DaMaris B. Hill and her book "A Bound Woman is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland.
Cost: Free

Feminista Jones Presents Reclaiming Our Space

Wednesday April 10, 2019 07:30 pm EDT
Charis Books & More presents Feminista Jones and her book "Reclaiming Our Space."
Cost: Free

SCHR Speaker Series: Robert L. Tsai

Wednesday April 10, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Charis Books & More presents SCHR Speaker Series: Robert L. Tsai and his book Practical Equality: Forging Justice in a Divided Nation, A path-breaking account of how Americans have used innovative legal measures to overcome injustice—and an indispensable guide to pursuing equality in our time.
Cost: Free

Damon Young: What Doesn't Kill You Makes you Blacker.

Thursday March 28, 2019 06:00 pm EDT
Charis Books & More presents Damon Young and his book "What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Blacker."
Cost: Free

On the Come Up: Angie Thomas and Nic Stone in Conversation

Saturday February 9, 2019 06:30 pm EST
Join Charis and The Friends School of Atlanta in welcoming one of our all time favorite authors, Angie Thomas, to celebrate her new novel, On the Come Up with a very special conversation with Nic Stone (Dear, Martin, Odd One Out) and introduced by author and publisher, Denene Millner (Denene Millner...
Cost: $25-$35

Devi Laskar: The Atlas of Reds and Blues at Georgia Center for the Book

Thursday February 7, 2019 07:15 pm EST
Join Charis Books and the Georgia Center for the Book in welcoming author Devi Laskar to celebrate her new Atlanta-based novel, The Atlas of Reds and Blues. This event is free and open to the public and will take place in the Decatur Library auditorium. Devi will sign books after the reading.  Abo...
Cost: Free

Isabel Wilkerson SUMMIT Signature Series Talk and Book Signing - "The Great Migration and Immigration"

Thursday February 7, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Immigration has become an urgent topic in the U.S. and around the world. How do the Great Migration and immigration resemble each other, today? Where do they intersect and how do they differ? What can we learn from the cautionary tale of six million Americans fleeing repression within the borders of...
Cost: Free

Tayari Jones at the First Baptist Church in Decatur

Tuesday February 5, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join Charis Books, The Georgia Center for the Book, and The First Baptist Church of Decatur in celebrating the paperback release of An American Marriage by beloved Atlanta author Tayari Jones. This event is free and open to the public and no ticket is necessary but seating is first come, first serve...
Cost: Free

None of the Above: The Untold Story of the APS Cheating Scandal

Tuesday January 29, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Charis welcomes APS educator Shani Robinson and Atlanta journalist Anna Simonton to discuss None of the Above, their crucial insider’s account of the infamous Atlanta Public Schools cheating scandal that scapegoated black employees for problems rooted in the education reform movement. In March of ...
Cost: Suggested $5 Donation

Yoga @ Charis - January 27, 2019

Sunday January 27, 2019 11:00 am EST
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: Free

Black Feminist Book Club Reads Surpassing Certainly Janet Mock

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist bookstore? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilitat...
Cost: Free

Hands Up! Book Release Party with Breanna J. McDaniel

Sunday January 20, 2019 05:00 pm EST
Join Charis in celebrating Atlanta author Breanna J. McDaniel's first book, Hands Up, a triumphant picture book recasts a charged phrase as part of a black girl's everyday lifehands up for a hug, hands up in class, hands up for a high fivebefore culminating in a moment of resistance at a protest mar...
Cost: Suggested $5 donation

Cliterati Open No Mic: SFQP Collaboration

Thursday January 17, 2019 07:30 pm EST
Charis and Cliterati pair up the third Thursday of each month to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series that celebrates beginning voices and seasoned veterans alike. All are welcome to come and share their work. This month's cliterati is extra special for two reasons: 1. It is ou...
Cost: Suggested $5 donation

Making Space: A Writing Group for Activists, Healers, Heroes

Monday January 14, 2019 06:30 pm EST
Making Space: A writing group for those of us who work, move or spend time serving others through human service and community professions (psychologists, educators, social workers, etc). Here, we will use writing as a means for deepening our understandings of our private and public journeys, our rel...
Cost: $10 Suggested donation

Yoga at Charis - January 13, 2019

Sunday January 13, 2019 11:00 am EST
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: Donations ($5-$20 recommended)

Cinequeer Movie Night: The Watermelon Woman

Thursday January 10, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Join Southern Fried Queer Pride & Charis Books and More/Charis Circle present Cinequeer Movie Night: The Watermelon Woman! Come out at 7PM on Thursday, January 10th to Charis as we screen and discuss the film! SYNOPSIS: "Cheryl is young, Black, and lesbian, working in Philadelphia with her best fr...
Cost: Donations

Guneeta Singh Presents: Somatic Tools for Working with Trauma

Wednesday January 9, 2019 07:30 pm EST
The new year is often a good time to assess the tools and skills you have to take care of your mental and emotional health and to reach out and learn new skills. Charis welcomes Licensed Clinical Social Worker Guneeta Singh to share a brief workshop introducing information on how to utilize somatic ...
Cost: Suggested $5 donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group - December 5, 2018

Wednesday December 5, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group - November 7, 2018

Wednesday November 7, 2018 07:00 pm EST
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Conscious Aging Discussion Group - October 3, 2018

Wednesday October 3, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

Trans and Friends: A Project of the Feminist Outlawz

Monday September 17, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues. Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient w...
Cost: Donations accepted

Conscious Aging Discussion Group - September 5, 2018

Wednesday September 5, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. Donations kindly accepted.
Cost: Free

Unapologetic: An Evening with Charlene Carruthers and Mary Hooks

Tuesday September 4, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Join Charis in welcoming Charlene A. Carruthers and Mary Hooks for an intimate conversation about Black, Queer, Feminist movement building for this moment and for what comes next! We will be celebrating the release of Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements. Drawing ...
Cost: $5

Black Feminist Book Club Reads

Thursday August 23, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilita...
Cost: Free-$5

Race Conscious Parenting Collective - August 22, 2018

Wednesday August 22, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
This group is designed to support the ongoing development of white parents of white and multiracial children who are seeking to unlearn and dismantle white supremacy within their families, schools, neighborhoods and faith communities. Parents of color are welcome to attend and participate if desired...
Cost: Free-$5

Trans and Friends - August 20, 2018

Monday August 20, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This is a youth focused group for trans*people, people questioning their own gender, and aspiring allies. We provide a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources, and activism around social issues.  Whether silently or aloud, please come ready to consider your own gender in a transient ...
Cost: Free

Yoga @ Charis - August 19, 2018

Sunday August 19, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: $5-$20

Cliterati Open No Mic

Thursday August 16, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Charis and Cliterati pair up the third Thursday of each month to present an inviting and fierce open mic & reading series that celebrates beginning voices and seasoned veterans alike. All are welcome to come and share their work. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The sugg...
Cost: Free-$5

Making Space: A Community Writing Group for Activists, Healers, and Every Day Heroes

Monday August 13, 2018 06:30 pm EDT
A writing group for those of us who work, move or spend time serving others through human service and community professions (psychologists, educators, social workers, etc). Here, we will use writing as a means for deepening our understandings of our private and public journeys, our relationships, wo...
Cost: Free-$10

Yoga @ Charis - August 12, 2018

Sunday August 12, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: $5-$20

Celebrate the Great Charis Read-a-thon!

Saturday August 11, 2018 12:00 pm EDT
For 44 years Charis has been a home for your stories. Now, more than ever, we need brave stories, proud stories, honest stories, and yes, joyful stories. Charis is committed to being your feminist home away from home--an oasis, but also a place where you can remember why you do the work you do, why ...
Cost: Free

Yoga at Charis - August 5, 2018

Sunday August 5, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: $5-$20

Conscious Aging Discussion Group - August 1, 2018

Wednesday August 1, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The first Wednesday of each month seniors are welcome to gather and discuss issues of health and wellness, social contacts and community, housing, accessibility, ageism and intergenerational connection. 
Cost: Donation

The Big Queer Sizzle II--Annual fundraiser for Charis Circle

Saturday July 28, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Annual fundraiser for Charis Circle - a smokin’ hot night of performances by local queer artists. Join us for dance, poetry, porn, song, lyrics...featuring: Jericho Brown, The Adodi Muse: A Gay Negro Ensemble, Karen G, Maggie Cee, Theresa Davis, Collin Kelley, Adriana Chiknas, Phoenix YZ, Franklin A...
Cost: Donation

Black Feminist Book Club Reads The Color Purple

Thursday July 26, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Do you want to read books by amazing Black women writers? Do you want to discuss works from a Black feminist perspective(s)? Do you want to do all of this in an awesome gem of a feminist book store? Then the Black Feminist Book Club is for you! Charis Circle board chair Susana Morris is the facilita...
Cost: Donation

Race Conscious Parenting Collective - July 25, 2018

Wednesday July 25, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
This group is designed to support the ongoing development of white parents of white and multiracial children who are seeking to unlearn and dismantle white supremacy within their families, schools, neighborhoods and faith communities. Parents of color are welcome to attend and participate if desired...
Cost: Donation

Kidliterate Book Club Reads

Tuesday July 24, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Kidliterate invites you to join a group of quirky adults who enjoy reading and discussing classic Young Adult and Middle Reader books. This month the group discusses. Drop-ins welcome! This is a Charis Circle Strong Families, Whole Children Program. $5 suggested donation. 
Cost: Donation

Yoga @ Charis - July 22, 2018

Sunday July 22, 2018 11:00 am EDT
Osatyam partners with Charis to facilitate Yoga At Charis: an all levels practice for the people by the people. Practitioners are guided through a series of yoga poses that promote wellness within the body, mind, and spirit. Yoga At Charis keeps a strong focus on breathwork and increasing full body ...
Cost: Donation

Two Moons: Stories by Krystal A. Smith

Friday July 20, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
“Two Moons takes readers on a whimsical journey to where ordinary women become goddesses and where Black Girl Magic is never denied. You’ll want to dive into these stories and never leave.” Susana Morris, co-editor of Sycorax’s Daughters and the Crunk Feminist Collection” A North Carolina native, ...
Cost: Donation
1189 Euclid Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 524-0304
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Mon. - Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.