Excerpt from Twelve Years a Slave

In Chapter 16 of Twelve Years a Slave, Northup is made a driver. He describes the delicate balance he had to strike to keep both the white and enslaved populations as happy as possible.
Solomon Northup
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A map of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi with overlaid images of key state symbols and of people in community

Learning for Justice in the South

When it comes to investing in racial justice in education, we believe that the South is the best place to start. If you’re an educator, parent or caregiver, or community member living and working in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana or Mississippi, we’ll mail you a free introductory package of our resources when you join our community and subscribe to our magazine.

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