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From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom

by Lucy Ann Delaney

Short tale of one young girl, born under slavery, but freed by a court. She spent decades trying to uplift other former slaves, but her tale still underscores how many roadblocks America has put up to keep African Americans from enjoying the full fruits of their labor and their lives.

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English

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English

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1891

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Lucy Ann Delaney

United States

Lucy Ann Delaney, born Lucy Berry was an African-American author, and activist, a former slave notable for her 1891 narrative From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or, Struggles for Freedom. This is the...

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