'Black AF History' centers Black history in the story of America
In the new book “Black AF History: The Un-Whitewashed Story of America,” author and political commentator Michael Harriot re-tells the story of America from the perspective and experiences of Black people — casting well-known historical narratives in an entirely new light.
Harriot spoke about the book with Celeste Headlee.
Excerpt: ‘Black AF History’
By Michael Harriot
From “Black AF History” by Michael Harriot. Copyright © 2023 by Michael Harriot. Reprinted by permission of Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
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