It's even worse than it appears..
Tuesday May 10, 2022; 12:33 PM EDT
  • I've spent most of the last 1.5 years reading about slavery in the US, mostly from the perspective of descendants of slaves.#
  • I'm not done yet. I think I could spend the rest of my life reading only about this, and with every book learn something important about my country that I never knew before. #
  • I'm now reading HCR's book about slavery, it's from a very different perspective, that of a current-day (white) historian.#
  • I find this piece fits in nicely with the others I've read. #
  • It's the missing history book, the one we didn't read in school. None of us did, of no American generation. As far as I know, the truth about America has never been taught in an American school, to American kids.#
  • Never. And that means you got the wrong story as I did.#
  • And please don't assume you know what the story is. You can't and you don't.#

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