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The Actual Voices of Enslaved Black People Recorded From The 1800s

The Actual Voices of Enslaved Black People Recorded From The 1800s

African American, Black History, Slave, White Supremacy -

The Actual Voices of Enslaved Black People Recorded From The 1800s

Amazing what was found on old recording devices from the late 1800's. Records were found of multiple interviews of actual Black American slaves of the time. What you will hear is both disturbing and shocking. How does it make you feel?
 
 

 

 

These recordings are part of the WPA slave narratives, interviews which were conducted in the 1930s and 1940s.


20 comments

  • Thurston

    I have nothing to say, my people have been through so much.

  • Paul

    American descendants of Slaves (#ADOS) have suffered incalculable generational damage from governmental and institutionalized racist policies and practices. From Slavery, Jim Crow Laws, Mass Lynchings of Black People, the destruction of Black Towns like Black Wall St, the denial of voting rights, Segregation, Redlining of Black Communities and

    Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans. *The #ADOS community has a Duty and the Right to Fight for Reparations for #ADOS

    *. History of Reparations Payments. >>>> 1- 1990 U.S.A $1.2 Billion or $20.000 Each JAPANESE AMERICAN.

    2- 1990 AUSTRIA $25 Million to Holocaust Survivors JEWISH CLAIMS ON AUSTRIA.

    3- 1988 CANADA 250,000 Sq. Miles of Land INDIANS & ESKIMOS.

    4- 1988 CANADA $230 Million JAPANESE CANADIANS.

    5- 1986 U.S.A. $32 Million 1836 Treaty OTTAWAS OF MICHIGAN.

    6- 1985 U.S.A. $31 Million CHIPPEWAS OF WISCONSIN.

    7-1985 U.S.A. $12.3 Million SEMINOLES OF FLORIDA.

    8- 1985 U.S.A. $105 Million SIOUX OF SOUTH DAKOTA.

    9- 1980 U.S.A. $81 Million KLAMATHS OF OREGON.

    10- 1971 U.S.A. $1 Billion + 44 Million Acres of Land ALASKA NATIVES LAND SETTLEMENT.

    11- 1952 GERMANY $822 Million to Holocaust Survivors GERMAN JEWISH SETTLEMENT. 12- 2015-2016 President Obama gave $12 million dollars to Jewish Holocaust Survivors and $492 million dollars to Native American Tribes as reparations. There are other historical examples of reparations, such as reparations were paid to the enemies and traitors of the United States such as the Civil War Confederates enslavers and Japan and Germany from WW2 and the US Government Paid Reparations For 11 Italian Americans Who Were Lynched , yet Thousands of African-American-were lynched between the years 1882 and 1970 and have not received any Justice. Black Americans have fought and died in every major war and conflict involving the U.S and have never become traitors to the United States government like the Confederacy. The CIA sponsored and orchestrated Crack Cocaine epidemic in the Black Communities all over the USA, which lead to the Mass Incarceration Federal Crime Bill of the ’90s. The #ADOS community has a Duty and the Right to fight for #REPARATIONS for #ADOS >>>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kxKNFYUD5c

  • Leola Jordan

    I like to be taken back in time. Just to hear authentic recording of the 1800 is awesome. The authenticity of his voice is so surreal. I am truly touched just knowing how well kept the recording delivers clear audio. My great grandmother was born 1912. Currently 2019 my mother is 84 still tells stories of how sharing sugar, flour and other commodities with families was so common. Erry body ate. They survived on little and God. Thanks for sharing.

  • GR

    I am a researcher. I am so glad you have posted these recordings. One of my research documents detailed how the first few generations of enslaved Black ppl did indeed live until they were in their hundreds. Some of them were abducted when they were in their 50s and still in the most vile, horrendous conditions lived a century. That tells me that they were living extraordinarily long lives in Africa. I read in one article that slave owners had sex farms and would tell a black woman if she would have 14 babies then she would be freed.

    Of course those weren’t their babies to keep. Those women mourned the loss of those babies for the rest of their lives. So now white ppl are saying about the kids separated on the border that this is not who we are. I say yes hell it is who you are. I feel sorry for those families.

    And if you want to really get an inkling of why they don’t want us to look back, look up BUCK BREAKING SEASON.

  • mosi ngozi

    Thank you for sharing the voices with us the voices of our ancestors & elders.

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