Updated: Feb 25, 2022
Book Discussion Materials
On Wednesday, February 23, 2022, 7-9pm EST the Dock C. Bracy Center for Human Reconciliation hosted a virtual book discussion of Clint Smith's "How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America" as our February 2022 Reading for Understanding event.
We are suggesting a donation to Free Your Mind Book Club in honor of Clint Smith.
As a non-profit learning organization, we encourage others to reuse the materials collected.
Author & Book
Clint Smith III https://www.clintsmithiii.com
Little, Brown and Company https://www.littlebrown.com/titles/clint-smith/how-the-word-is-passed/9780316492935/
Free Minds Book Club (Non-profit) https://freemindsbookclub.org
Monticello Plantation https://www.monticello.org
The Whitney Plantation https://www.whitneyplantation.org
Angola Prison, Angola Museum at the Louisiana State Penitentiary https://www.angolamuseum.org
Blandford Cemetery, http://www.historicpetersburg.org/blandford-cemetery/
Galveston Island, Emancipation Park https://epconservancy.org/
New York City,
Gorée Island https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/26/
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Zinn Education Project https://www.zinnedproject.org/news/lessons-how-the-word-is-passed
"The hidden links between slavery and Wall Street" https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49476247
"To Serve Better" Washington, D.C. Clint Smith https://toservebetter.harvard.edu/profile/washington-d-c-clint-smith
TED@NYC, "The danger of silence" https://www.ted.com/talks/clint_smith_the_danger_of_silence
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Participants are encouraged to continue learning through the Center’s Eradicating Racism: A Path Forward learning series.