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How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America

Author: Clint Smith
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave-owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through 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,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Local history
Instructional and educational works
Electronic books
History / African American
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, Clint.
How the word is passed.
New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021
(DLC) 2020949144
(OCoLC)1199125571
Named Person: Clint Smith; Clint Smith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Smith
ISBN: 9780316628587 0316628581 9780316492911 0316492914
OCLC Number: 1255713554
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: "The whole city is a memorial to slavery:" Prologue --
"There's a difference between history and nostalgia:" Monticello Plantation --
"An open book, up under the sky:" The Whitney Plantation --
"I can't change what happened here:" Angola Prison --
"I don't know if it's true or not, but I like it:" Blandford Cemetery --
"Our Independence Day:" Galveston Island --
"We were the good guys, right?" New York City --
"One slave is too much:" Gorée Island --
"I lived it:" Epilogue --
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Other Titles: Reckoning with the history of slavery across America
Responsibility: Clint Smith.

Abstract:

"'How the Word is Passed' is Clint Smith's revealing, contemporary portrait of America as a slave-owning nation. Beginning in his own hometown of New Orleans, Smith leads the reader through 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."--

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