I have read and reviewed African American History: The Untold Story and I endorse it because it provides an excellent primer for educators as well as students. It is an important contribution to scholarship surrounding African American History and provides concise highlights of important events in the Americas over the centuries since the arrival of enslaved from Africa. Teachers and students can learn basic facts of American history so they can understand the foundation of current conditions that exist in the United States of America. The extensive list of references affords great opportunities for pursue additional studies in African American history.
Past President New Jersey NAACP State Conference, Dean of Students Montclair University, Chair New Jersey Black Educators
Yvette takes the reader on an epic journey through Black History. Young and old will be engaged and embark on a journey of self-discovery with surprising results. I think it will spark all readers to want to know more. It is an easy read and a snapshot into our past and present providing an honest and insightful look at our history. I found her fluid prose and questions insightful and thought provoking challenging me to discover more.
George W. Martin
Chairman of the board of the Urban League of Morris County
I have truly enjoyed reading “The Untold Stories”. For many years the truth has been buried and false narratives about African American history have prevailed, until now. It’s thrilling to see your passion to communicate a perspective to our children that isn’t currently taught in schools. I would certainly recommend ALL Students across America read it to understand the true history.
Author, Award Winning African American Historian
Ms. Long’s historical stories will resonate loudly in both the African American Communities and educational community. It is a treat for lovers of history and provides a new perspective on Black History with key questions at the end of each chapter. A well-researched journey that many of us have heard whispers of but never saw. She brings the truth to us all about what we contributed.
Parent of college aged son and middle school aged daughter