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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

by Harriet Jacobs

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The dream of my life is not yet realized. I do not sit with my children in a home of my own. I still long for a hearthstone of my own, however humble. (41.25)

The story might be over—but not really. Jacobs insists that, until black families can live together in freedom, there's work to be done. (And, actually, Jacobs did work for African-Americans until her death.)

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