Unknown – After Slavery

“When we were delivered from slavery we were delivered with nothing and have since been trying to rise up and have some protection and be respected and yet they still try to hold us down but we can’t stand to be treated in this manner. They must not think their vessels are the only one that sail the briny waters.”14

  • 14 North Topeka Times, September 28, n.d. [1883?], in Singleton’s Scrapbook, p.20
  • P., Exodusters – Nell Irvin Painter, ISBN 0-393-00951-3
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