Slave Narratives

Slave Narratives

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Excerpt: ...people to church to attend to the stock, tie the horses and hitch up, maybe feed and to nurse her little girls at church. The colored folks sat on the back seats over in a corner together. If they didn't behave or talked out they got a whipping or didn't go no more. "They kept the colored people scared to be bad." The colored folks believed in hoodoo and witches. Heard them talking lots about witches. They said if they found anybody was a witch they would kill them. Witches took on other forms and went out to do meaness. They said sometimes some of them got through latch holes. They used buttons and door knobs whittled out of wood, and door latches with strings. People married early in "Them days"
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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 181g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1236720695
  • 9781236720696