The Black Experience in America, 18th-20th Century, Vol. 1

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This is not the copyrighted work by Norman Coombs currently on Project Gutenberg but a collection of non-fiction, fiction, poetry, drama, and speeches found on Project Gutenberg that are by or about African Americans. Subjects range from late 18th Century epistolary conversations between black Baptist preachers to 1930s testimony by ex-slaves. (Summary by BellonaTimes) (5 hr 50 min)


Ex-slave James Bolton 23:17 Read by MaryAnn
Death of Charles 14:12 Read by Bellona Times
Fifty Years 5:39 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Personal Liberty Laws 13:11 Read by Richard Jackson
Reporting 37:48 Read by boodah
The Ku Klux Klan 13:20 Read by Availle
Your Negro Neighbor 11:41 Read by Snapdragon
The Praline Woman 5:36 Read by Tara Thierry
Ex-Slave Minnie Davis 18:43 Read by Elizabeth Klett
Where The Negro Lives 24:21 Read by DonWon
Nobody's Lookin' But De Owl and De Moon 1:36 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
A Plea For Industrial Opportunity 8:23 Read by Susan Hollingsworth
Sketches of the Black Baptist Church 13:25 Read by boodah
Lawing and Jawing 11:36 Read by Tara Thierry
Excerpt from The Future of the American Negro 20:36 Read by DonWon
Hot Foot Hannibal 35:55 Read by Phil Chenevert
The Passing Tradition and The African Civilization 18:18 Read by heartistheart
The Sunday School and Church... 27:40 Read by Bellona Times
Ex-Slave Pierce Cody 13:01 Read by Bellona Times
Here Comes A Young Man Courting 2:43 Read by Demosthenes
'Lazy' 1:45 Read by Laurie Anne Walden
Of The Meaning of Progress 27:30 Read by Bellona Times