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Freedom Readers Book Club - How the Word Is Passed

When:
Thursday, September 15, 2022, 7:00 PM until 8:00 PM
Where:
Mimi's House
Info@lwvdeschutes.org
3067 NW Hidden Ridge Dr
Bend, OR  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mimi Alkire
Category:
Freedom Readers
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
How the Word Is Passed - A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America by Clint Smith.

A deeply researched and transporting exploration of the legacy of slavery and its imprint on centuries of American history, How the Word Is Passed illustrates how some of our country’s most essential stories are hidden in plain view—whether in places we might drive by on our way to work, holidays such as Juneteenth, or entire neighborhoods like downtown Manhattan, where the brutal history of the trade in enslaved men, women, and children has been deeply imprinted.