Book ‘How the Word Is Passed’ by Clint Smith

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A Journey Across the country that Black America Built
The Atlantic staff writer and poet Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave owning nation.  Beginning in his hometown of New Orleans, Clint Smith leads the reader on an unforgettable tour of monuments and landmarks—those that are honest about the past and those that are not—that offer an intergenerational story of how slavery has been central in shaping our nation’s collective history, and ourselves. It is the story of the Monticello Plantation in Virginia, the estate where Thomas Jefferson wrote letters espousing the urgent need for liberty while enslaving more than four hundred people. It is the story of the Whitney Plantation...
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (June 1, 2021)  Language: English  Hardcover: 352 pages  ISBN-10: 0316492930  ISBN-13: 978-0316492935  Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.5 x 9.75 inches

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Read excerpt PDF 'How the Word Is Passed, A Journey Across the country that Black America Built' by Clint Smith
Read excerpt PDF 'How the Word Is Passed, A Journey Across the country that Black America Built' by Clint Smith
Read excerpt PDF 'How the Word Is Passed, A Journey Across the country that Black America Built' by Clint Smith