I've spent the last 4 months either in a reading lull or starting and not finishing several books. I finally picked up How The Word Is Passed by Clint Smith and really liked it. This was another Ryan Holiday recommendation. I learned a lot from this book and was shocked by how much of the history related to slavery and racism I didn't know.
I like how the chapters are separated by historical areas Smith visits. He tells a beautiful story with eye opening historical details, revealing the past and also how these sites operate today.
Forget about all the controversy about CRT, just read this book if you want to learn more about the history of slavery.
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