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Long Journey Home

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Page count: 17



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Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History

Story Summary

The reminiscences of an ex-slave about the horrors and hardships of slavey and his memory of one night when all the slaves on a Georgia plantation decided they weren't going to be slaves anymore and just marched into the sea and drowned.