Video Mary prince on being sold

Watch an actor reading the words of Mary Prince, describing her experiences of being sold along with her two sisters at an auction when she was only 11 years old after her owner died. Mary Prince escaped slavery when her owners travelled to England. She was helped by the Anti-Slavery Society and they had her experiences as a slave written down by a Quaker. This autobiographical record of her life became an important part of the abolitionists


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