Aug. 24, 2021

William Sherman: Florida Slave Narratives: The Federal Writer's Project

William Sherman was owned by John Davis, brother of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy. William Sherman was 94-years-old at the time of this interview and its contents are quite revealing about the horrific and terror-driven conditions our enslaved ancestors faced. The Blackman Who Reads Aloud continues his journey through The Federal Writer's Project, Florida Slave Narratives with this reading. We must share the history of our people to ensure that coming generations have a connection to the struggles and hardships we faced forced into iron chains.