Skillfully written with a wealth of grossing detail, this volume powerfully illustrates the nature of the black experience in slavery, making it essential reading for students of African-American history and anyone interested in the struggle for equal rights and human dignity. A compelling account that has gripped and fascinated readers since its original London publication in 1789, the narrative describes Equiano's formidable journey from captivity to freedom and literacy.
The Life of Olaudah Equiano: Or Gustavus Vassa, the African Dover Thrift Editions #ad - Charting a passage that takes him from life as an igbo prince in what is now eastern Nigeria to the New World, agriculture, Equiano begins with a description of his native land that includes particulars of the dress, superstitions, industry, commerce, rituals, and religious ceremonies of his country.
Slave narratives are powerful indictments of the horrors of slavery and oppression, invaluable not only for the stories they tell but also for the consistently high quality of their literary style. This book by Olaudah Equiano is one such story.
Running a Thousand Miles for Freedom: Or, the Escape of William and Ellen Craft from Slavery Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - William and ellen craft devised a daring plan in which the light-skinned wife disguised herself as a man and the husband posed as her servant. This compelling narrative offers a firsthand account of a couple's remarkable flight from slavery in the antebellum South. This brief memoir recounts their journey northward in 1848, when they made their way to Philadelphia and later settled in Boston, where they were active in abolitionist circles.
Originally published in 1860, the Crafts' account of their escape was an immediate success. Their story offers fascinating insights into issues of race, gender, and class in nineteenth-century America.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - Jacobs writes frankly of the horrors she suffered as a slave, and her seven years in self-imposed exile, her eventual escape after several unsuccessful attempts, hiding in a coffin-like "garret" attached to her grandmother's porch. A rare firsthand account of a courageous woman's determination and endurance, this inspirational story also represents a valuable historical record of the continuing battle for freedom and the preservation of family.
This autobiographical account chronicles the remarkable odyssey of Harriet Jacobs 1813–1897 whose dauntless spirit and faith carried her from a life of servitude and degradation in North Carolina to liberty and reunion with her children in the North. Written and published in 1861 after jacobs' harrowing escape from a vile and predatory master, the memoir delivers a powerful and unflinching portrayal of the abuses and hypocrisy of the master-slave relationship.
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UNCHAINED - Powerful & Unflinching Narratives Of Former Slaves: 28 True Life Stories in One Volume: Including Hundreds of Documented Testimonies, Records ... South & History of Abolitionist Movemente-artnow #ad - With their powerful & unflinching stories, by harriet jacobsharriet: the moses of her peoplehistory of mary princerunning a thousand miles for freedom, by william and Ellen CraftThirty Years a Slave: From Bondage to Freedom, they changed people's convictions and shook the very foundation of slavery:Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass12 Years a Slave by Solomon NorthupThe Underground RailroadThe Willie Lynch Letter: The Making of Slave! Confessions of Nat TurnerNarrative of Sojourner TruthIncidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, by Louis HughesNarrative of the Life of J.
Brown, a fugitive SlaveStory of Mattie J. D. Washingtonnarrative of olaudah equianobehind the scenes - 30 years a slave & 4 years in the white house, by Elizabeth KeckleyFather Henson's Story of His Own LifeFifty Years in Chains, by Charles BallTwenty-Two Years a Slave and Forty Years a Freeman, by Austin StewardNarrative of the Life of Henry BibbNarrative of William W.
UNCHAINED - Powerful & Unflinching Narratives Of Former Slaves: 28 True Life Stories in One Volume: Including Hundreds of Documented Testimonies, Records ... South & History of Abolitionist Movement #ad - This unique collection consists of the most influential narratives of former slaves and the stories of people who have helped them. Green, a runaway SlaveUp From Slavery by Booker T. Delaneynarrative of the life of moses grandynarrative of joanna; an emancipated slave, of surinamnarrative of the life of henry box brown, who escaped in a 3x2 feet boxmemoir and poems of phillis WheatleyBuried Alive For a Quarter of a Century - Life of William WalkerPictures of Slavery in Church and StateDying Speech of Stephen Smith Who Was Executed for BurglaryLife of Joseph MountainCharge of Aiding and Abetting in the Rescue of a Fugitive SlaveLynch Law in All Its PhasesDuty of Disobedience to the Fugitive Slave ActCaptain CanotPearl Incident: Personal Memoir of Daniel DraytonHistory of Abolition of African Slave-TradeHistory of American Abolitionism.
Jacksona slave girl's story, by Kate DrumgooldFrom the Darkness Cometh the Light, by Lucy A.
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Contents:alabamaarkansasfloridaGeorgiaIndianaKansasKentuckyMarylandMississippiMissouriNorth CarolinaOhioOklahomaSouth CarolinaTennesseeTexasVirginia. The resulting collection preserved hundreds of life stories from 17 U. S. States that would otherwise have been lost in din of modernity and America's eagerness to deliberately forget the blot on its recent past.
Recorded Testimonies of Former Slaves from 17 U.S. States: True Life Stories from Hundreds of African Americans in South about Their Life in Slavery and after the Liberation - Dem Days Was Hell #ad - Step back in time and meet everyday people from another era: This edition brings to you the complete collection of hundreds of life stories, incredible vivid testimonies of former slaves from 17 U. S. Southern states, including photos of the people being interviewed and their extraordinary narratives.
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. Wells in the postbellum american south, lynching was a frightfully common occurrence, perpetrated so frequently that most Southern politicians and leaders turned a blind eye to the practice. A shocking and powerful account of lynching written by activist, journalist, and former slave Ida B. In 1892 alone, more than two hundred african Americans were lynched, with alleged offenses ranging from “attempted stock poisoning” to “insulting whites.
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S. This carefully crafted ebook: "slavery: not forgiven, never forgotten" is formatted for your ereader with a functional and detailed table of contents:MemoirsNarrative of Frederick Douglass12 Years a SlaveThe Underground RailroadUp From SlaveryWillie Lynch LetterConfessions of Nat TurnerNarrative of Sojourner TruthIncidents in the Life of a Slave GirlHistory of Mary PrinceRunning a Thousand Miles for FreedomThirty Years a SlaveNarrative of the Life of J.
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Among his most famous works, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man in many ways parallels Johnson's own remarkable life. But it was as a poet and novelist that he achieved lasting fame. One of the most prominent african-americans of his time, songwriter, educator, social reformer, James Weldon Johnson 1871–1938 was a successful lawyer, and critic.
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Great Speeches by African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Barack Obama, and Others Dover Thrift EditionsDover Publications #ad - B. E. Tracing the struggle for freedom and civil rights across two centuries, this anthology comprises speeches by Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, W. Rapier, alexander Crummell, Booker T. Grimké, marcus garvey, and Mary McLeod Bethune. Langston, James T. Washington, mary Church Terrell, Ida B. Du bois, martin Luther King, Jr.
And other influential figures in the history of African-American culture and politics. The collection begins with henry highland garnet's 1843 "an address to the slaves of the united states of america, to the Slave, " followed by Jermain Wesley Loguen's "I Am a Fugitive Slave, and Frederick Douglass's immortal "What, Is the Fourth of July?" Subsequent orators include John Sweat Rock, " the famous "Ain't I a Woman?" speech by Sojourner Truth, John M.
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Includes two selections from the common Core State Standards Initiative: "I Have a Dream" and "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July. ".