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Archive for February 8th, 2009

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass. The thrilling story of one of America’s greatest and most influential orators, and how he escaped from slavery and made a life for himself as a free man.

African-American Collection. An anthology by various authors.

Uncle Tom’s Cabin, by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The influential novel that gave a human face to the victims of slavery.

Various poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar.

Up from Slavery by Booker T. Washington. The saga of a biracial child abandoned by his father, who found more uses for peanuts than Carter had little liver pills, revolutionized agriculture, and founded a university. (In progress)

I’m sure there are many more applicable books, stories, poems, et al that didn’t leap to my eye, so be sure to browse their catalog.

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