CURRENT FEATURED ITEMS:
In Defense of American Liberties
A HISTORY OF THE ACLU
by Samuel Walker
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BY HARRIET JACOBS. A slave girl who learned to read & write.
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
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ROAD PRESS. A BREATH TAKING STORY YOU MUST READ!
This 2020 Deluxe Edition published by Basket Road Press was originally published after Harriet Jacob's escape in 1861. It's the true story of a woman's struggle for self-preservation & freedom. This story remains one of the few slave narratves written by a woman. Her story chronicles the remarkable odyssey of Harriet Jacobs (1813-1897) whose spirit carried her from a life of servitude and degradation in North Carolina to liberty and renunion with her children in the north after hiding from her owner for 7 years!