How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery Across America

When: Monday, May 10, 2021
Time: 7:00 pm– 8:30 pm ET
Where:  Virtual Webinar
Cost: FREE

Presenters: Clint Smith and Cierra Kaler-Jones 

Clint Smith is a poet, staff writer at The Atlantic, and teaches writing and literature in the D.C. Central Detention Facility. Smith, in conversation with Cierra Kaler-Jones, will talk about his new book, How the Word Is Passed, an examination of how monuments and landmarks represent — and misrepresent — the central role of slavery in U.S. history and its legacy today.

This event is part of the ongoing series, ” Teach the Black Freedom Struggle,” from the Zinn Education Project.