Narrative of Mary Prince, an Enslaved Woman (1831)

Mary Prince was a Black woman from Bermuda who was born into slavery. Her autobiography, the History of Mary Prince played a crucial role in the abolitionist movement. It was one of the first accounts of how truly inhumane and brutal the institution of slavery is.

 

The video below is a heart-wrenching account of what it was like under slavery.

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Narrative of Mary Prince, an Enslaved Woman (1831)

2 thoughts on “Narrative of Mary Prince, an Enslaved Woman (1831)

  1. leigh204 says:

    Thank you for posting Mary Prince’s story. Just hearing Hattie Winston’s emotional voice over of Mary Prince’s account of being sold brought me to tears. Very moving. Very powerful.

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