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Review of South to America by Imani Perry

South to America – A journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of the South by Imani Perry . Book Cover Image from Amazon.com

I thought South to America by Imani Perry would be in the vein of one of Dr. Angela Davis’s books, taking a look at the historical, current, and cultural events among the races. In some ways, the book does that, especially when Perry talks about New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina as well as when she made a visit to Cuba. In other ways, the book is a memoir and replays her personal journey to the South below the Mason Dixie Line, where she has family and personal roots. While I do wish the book had a more critical edge, I still think Perry’s book is still worth reading for the deeply personal perspective she shares and the insights she has.

South to America – A journey Below the Mason Dixon to Understand the Soul of the South by Imani Perry
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