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An American Story

"A story not of Black America but of America, a history we all must own."

Nikole Hannah-Jones, award-winning journalist and creator of “The 1619 Project,” reviews An American Story for the New York Times. Read the full review here (note, subscription may be required to access).

"They see books as mirrors."

Kwame Alexander recently spoke with ABC News' Linsey Davis about An American Story and how this work, with art by Dare Coulter, addresses slavery to help children understand its place in history. Watch the full interview below or on ABC News.