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Men We Reaped: A Memoir

7 minutes
A chilling yet poignant autobiography about death, perseverance, and what it means to be black in the American South.

In this unflinching and harrowing account, Jesmyn Ward digs into her childhood, unearthing sobering examples of American racism. Ward shares with us the stories of the deaths of five men whose absence left gaping holes in her life. In keeping their memories alive, she shows us the true power of equality.

Read this Snapshot if you:

  • Want a personal and honest perspective on the effects of racism
  • Want to know how racism still operates under the banner of public interest
  • Care about humanity in all forms
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