I knowed not I’sa free


“African-American Slave Recordings Before Emancipation Through Death” draws its material largely from independent research and from narratives and recordings by the U.S. Library of Congress Digital Collections series “Voices Remembering Slavery: Freed People Tell Their Stories.” Millions in our society have been educated and brainwashed by the media and the film industry about the most substantive, sensitive and delicate topics of our time, including race and slavery.