Black Issues Forum

Harriet Jacobs: Relevant Today

Season 2400 Episode 2416 | 27m 10s

There are many slave narratives available today, but only one that was self-written by a woman, and the author was born in a small coastal town in North Carolina. Mitchell Lewis explores the relevance of fugitive slave Harriet Jacobs life today with members of an honors seminar at Bennett College for Women who studied her life through the autobiography -- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl.

Aired: 06/28/09

Rating: NR

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