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Race: A Conversation

"Each of us has the power to make a difference and to create a more just and peaceful society." ~ Beverly Daniel Tatum


A just and more peaceful society rests on the shoulders of us all. By learning about and having better conversations about race, racism, racial inequalities, and racial identities then cultural, institutional, interpersonal, and personals changes will result. Changes make a difference.


For this discussion group, you will

  • Read Beverly Daniel Tatum’s (2021) Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race, and

  • Participate in group discussions with other interpreters.

Race: A Conversation is a book discussion facilitated by Amy Kroll. This interactive discussion is for working and student interpreters.

By the end of this book discussion, you will be able to...

  • Define race, racism, and racial identity

  • Articulate Black, Multi-Racial, and white as a racial identity developed across a life span

  • Discussion critical issues of identity development of Latinos, American Indians, and Asian Pacific Americans

  • Name the psychological cost of silence

CEUs & Time Commitment

Amy Kroll is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. This Professional Studies (PS) program is offered for 1.0 PS/PPO CEUs at the Little/None Content Knowledge Level.

You should plan on 8.0 hours of reading and reflection (~125 pages / ~2-3 hours every two weeks) and 6.0 hours of group discussion (2 hours every two weeks). 


Dates & Location


This book discussion starts on March 6, 2023 (Monday) and will end on April 16, 2023 (Sunday). 

The group meetings are on Sundays from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM MST on:

  • March 19th 

  • April 2nd

  • April 16

Independent reading and reflection of assigned book chapters must be completed prior to the group meeting. Group Meetings are every two weeks.



Discussion Fee: $100

A PayPal invoice for the discussion fee will be emailed to you once your spot in the discussion has been confirmed.

A $75 refund will be offered through the original payment source for cancellations made at least 24 hours prior to the first day of the book discussion (March 5, 2023). No refunds are offered after this 24 hour cut off.​

Obtain a copy of the book for the duration of the discussion. Check online retailers or libraries for the book.



Submit your registration form by March 2, 2023. Registration is limited to 7 participants.


Requests for reasonable accommodations can be made on the registration form. 

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