How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith

How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

Clint Smith

nonfiction history challenging reflective medium-paced

336 pages | first published 2021

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Poet and contributor to The Atlantic Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader through an unforgettable tour of monuments and land...
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