the5thlineproject

Day 805 March 16 2011

In 5th line on March 16, 2011 at 10:21 am

“Even if Wallace’s father had paid any attention to him or acknowledged his paternity, the young slave probably saw little of him after that date.”~~ A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation by David W. Blight

The lives of John Washington and Wallace Turnage, both slaves, who made their way to freedom. Their true stories – in their words, included with Blight’s additional research.

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