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This impressive collection contains Frederick Douglass' Narrative of his life; The Souls of Black Folk, by W. E. B. Du Bois; Booker T. Washington's Up from Slavery;The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson; The Narrative of Sojourner Truth, an autobiography of the dynamic abolitionist; and much more.
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