How the Word Is Passed
A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America
Explore America's complex relationship with slavery through a tour of monuments and landmarks, both honest about the past and those that are not. Follow Clint Smith on an unforgettable journey through places like Monticello and Whitney Plantation, where enslaved people worked and lived. Learn about Angola Prison in Louisiana and Blandford Cemetery, the final resting place of tens of thousands of Confederate soldiers. How the Word Is Passed offers a new understanding of the hopeful role that memory and history can play in understanding our country.
2021-05-25T16:58:03.000ZI am lucky enough to get an early previous of @ClintSmithIII's extraordinary book How the Word Is passed. As @JamesFallows says, don't just buy it, READ IT. It is a book our country needs. @NewAmerica – source