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Nikole Hannah-Jones

Forfatter af The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story

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The Best American Magazine Writing 2017 (2017) — Bidragyder — 24 eksemplarer

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I took my time with this book; reading a chapter or two then spending some time thinking about. So much information to unpack; so many new conclusions to consider. Facts are always open to interpretation, new understandings, and disagreements about their importance, but they must in the first instance be brought to light. That is the greatest success of The 1619 Project. Moreover, the writing is beautiful and informative throughout; the poems are moving.
bschweiger | 24 andre anmeldelser | Feb 4, 2024 |
Born on the Water is a beautiful book! The illustrations capture the content, tone, and emotions of the poetry so well. I thought the introduction to slavery and its trauma is honest, but sensitive to young readers. The accurate portrayal of the West African societies from which slaves were kidnapped gives all young readers, but especially young African American readers, an important context for those captured into slavery and the cultural influences seen among enslaved people in the United States and their descendants. This book also celebrates the determination, strength, and resilience of African Americans to create new lives out of such tragedy. Both authors note that they want African American readers to come away empowered and to reflect about their roots -- reading this book is a wonderful way to start such reflection.

I also see this book as important resource for teachers to use in the classroom, offering all students to reflect on the consequences of slavery in the United States, Black resistance and civil rights, and what it means to call oneself "American".
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AnnesLibrary | 22 andre anmeldelser | Jan 28, 2024 |
An important work that should be recommended reading for an American History class. Difficult to read at times but had to absorb and appreciate the lives of those impacted and are still impacted by the history of the USA. Reparations are way overdue to affected individuals.
thanesh | 24 andre anmeldelser | Jan 23, 2024 |
This book is a retelling of the traditional narrative of the slave trade, told in verse and accompanied by glorious and dramatic illustrations. While this is aimed for readers in grades 2 through 5, I absolutely loved it! I stopped at every page to look deeper into the pictures.

I appreciate how intense yet open and honest this book is. It's heartbreaking, uplifting, and inspiring all at the same time!
nadia.masood | 22 andre anmeldelser | Jan 2, 2024 |



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