Book Review: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

This weekend I finished Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi and it was amazing. I can’t believe how much is packed into this little book! The story of two half sisters born in Ghana and the seven generations that follow them, we’re taken from the beginning of the slave trade to modern day, exposing those of us who need a historical and cultural awakening to the inexhaustible injustices the African and African American people have been forced to (and continue to) endure. The storytelling is rich and haunting, the diverging perspectives gives such a broad range of experiences. I think it should be required reading!

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