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To Be a Slave by Julius Lester
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Jul 13, 11

Read in July, 2011

Just finished this book which is taken from interviews with slaves after they had been freed. It is intended for a young adult audience, but it is really powerful and brutal without being explicit. The book has been around for 30 years and I'm asking myself why I had never heard of it. Why wasn't it ever assigned in school? AP History? AP English? It's a must read.
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