Is it because my skin is black,
That thou should’st be so dull and slack,
And scorn to set me free?
Then let me hasten to the grave,
The only refuge for the slave,
Who mourns for liberty.

George Moses Horton, Slavery: by a Carolinian Slave,
published in Freedom’s Journal, July 1828.

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