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From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom-logo

From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom

Lucy Ann Delaney

In From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom Delaney tells the story of how she was born into slavery of her mother--a freeborn black woman who had been kidnapped and sold on the blocks--but escaped while a teenager and eventually sued in court for her freedom. After the Civil War, Delaney spent the rest of her life inspiring other African Americans to take advantage of the new opportunities available to them as a result of their new found freedom, and to constantly strive to improve their lives and the lives of their progeny - Summary by James K. White

In From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom Delaney tells the story of how she was born into slavery of her mother--a freeborn black woman who had been kidnapped and sold on the blocks--but escaped while a teenager and eventually sued in court for her freedom. After the Civil War, Delaney spent the rest of her life inspiring other African Americans to take advantage of the new opportunities available to them as a result of their new found freedom, and to constantly strive to improve their lives and the lives of their progeny - Summary by James K. White
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In From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom Delaney tells the story of how she was born into slavery of her mother--a freeborn black woman who had been kidnapped and sold on the blocks--but escaped while a teenager and eventually sued in court for her freedom. After the Civil War, Delaney spent the rest of her life inspiring other African Americans to take advantage of the new opportunities available to them as a result of their new found freedom, and to constantly strive to improve their lives and the lives of their progeny - Summary by James K. White

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

59m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:08


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:04


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

11:52


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

11:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:01


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:31