Cynthia May insist she's not a racist, she just doesn't believe Blacks should have the same rights as whites. She believes America has come a long way, but that integration has kept it from going further. One day, Cynthia and her boyfriend Alex decides to visit Cynthia's Grandmother, and happen upon information that will change their lives forever. Raised under the protection of her mother and the field hands, Stella is unaware that she is a slave. Not being accustomed to hard labor, things change when Mama dies and she falls into the cruel hands of "Marse Saddler". Years later, when The Louisiana Constitutional Convention of 1864 abolishes slavery in the state, Stella learns of Saddler's plan to keep her on the plantation. She then agrees to accompany Saddler's daughter Miss Carla and her husband John to The Windy City and learns the hard way the difference between slavery and freedom.
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|Size: ||263 KB|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781312835702 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|