Black Resistance in the eyes of Harriet Ann Jacobs

We want to share with you a history of resistance, a situation of enslaved black women in the South. Harriet Ann Jacobs was born in Edenton, North Carolina, in 1813 and was an enslaved black woman.

Meet her story below!

“God. . . gave me a soul that burned for freedom and a heart nerved with determination to suffer even unto death in pursuit of liberty.” -Harriet Ann Jacobs