Mary Prince On Slavery

0BF2BDE8-5B17-41AA-BCA5-3FF2FAEF5DA5.jpegMary Prince (1788 – 1833)

I have been a slave myself. I know what slaves feel—I can tell by myself what other slaves feel, and by what they have told me. The man that says slaves be quite happy in slavery—that they don’t want to be free—that man is either ignorant or a lying person. I never heard a slave say so.