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My Folks Dont Want Me to Talk About Slavery

By: BELINDA HURMENCE

Price: $3.00

Publisher: John F Blair Pub: August 1984

Seller ID: 31239

ISBN: 0895870398

Condition: Used - Good


The idea of interviewing slaves about their experiences dates to the 1760s, when abolitionists first began to publish slave narratives as a way to educate the public to the horrors of slavery. From 1929 to 1932, the social sciences department at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, sponsored a project to gather more interviews. In 1934, one of the Fisk project workers suggested the federal government hire unemployed white-collar blacks to undertake similar projects i... View more info