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Slave Narratives, Then and Now

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Slave Narratives, Then and Now

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Slave Narratives, Then and Now

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Author David Reynolds talks about the manuscript written by former slave, Harriet Jacobs. Also, Mende Nazer tells her personal story of slavery. As a child, she was abducted from her village in Sudan.

Guest:

David Reynolds, Distinguished Professor of English, Baruch College; Author, John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War, and Seeded Civil Rights

Mende Nazer, Abducted as a child from her village in Sudan, sold into slavery, and kept hostage in Khartoum and London; Author of memoir Slave along with Damien Lewis (Public Affairs, January 6, 2004)