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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)

Chapters

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