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Slavery at Christmas

Slavery At Christmas

I’ve been thinking about Slavery ever since I watched “12 Years a Slave” a couple of years ago and I had wondered how slaves celebrated Christmas. Then I came across “Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers’ Project, 1936-1938” which contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves.

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