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

Clint Smith

Book - 2021

"'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 nations collective history, and ourselves."--

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Subjects
Genres
Instructional and educational works
Published
New York : Little, Brown and Company 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
xiii, 336 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-320) and index.
ISBN
9780316492935
Main Author
Clint Smith (author)
  • "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
  • About this project.