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WHY SLAVES WROTE SLAVE NARRATIVES?
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Evidence 3: They went through some hardships and how they workedhttps://memory.loc.gov/ammem/snhtml/snvoices01.htmlSlave narratives: voices and faces from the collection (John W. Fields) TELL OTHERS WHAT THEY WENT THROUGHIn most of us colored folks was the great desire to [be] able to read and write. We took advantage of every opportunity to educate ourselves. The greater part of the plantation owners were very harsh if we were caught trying to learn or write. It was the law that if a white man was caught trying to educate a
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