Review: How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith

“The history of slavery is the history of the United States. It was not peripheral to our founding; it was central to it. It is not irrelevant to our contemporary society; it created it. This history is in our soil, it is in our policies, and it must, too, be in our memories.” Clint Smith … More Review: How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith

Review: Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

Four Hundred Souls is a collection of essays and poems chronicling 400 years of African American history. The essays began in 1619 with the ‘White Lion’ in Virginia and continued until 2019 when a white nationalist was the President.  I actually own this as an eBook but when I found that the audiobook is narrated … More Review: Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019

Review: White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Title: White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Author: Carol Anderson Narrator: Pamela Gibson Genre: Nonfiction Length: 6 hours 5 min “White rage is not about visible violence, but rather it works its way through the courts, the legislatures, and a range of government bureaucracies. It wreaks havoc subtly, almost imperceptibly. Too imperceptibly, … More Review: White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson

Review: In Search of Black History with Bonnie Greer

Title:  In Search of Black History with Bonnie Greer Author: Bonnie Greer Narrator: Bonnie Greer Genre: Nonfiction Format: Audiobook Length: 5h 30m Date Read: July 7, 2020 This is an eight part series that discusses Black history from 300,000 years ago to now. It presented information about people who have barely been heard of before … More Review: In Search of Black History with Bonnie Greer