Solomon Northup Describes a Slave Market, 1841

Solomon Northup Describes a Slave Market, 1841 Solomon Northup was a free black man in New York who was captured and sold into slavery. After twelve years, he was rescued and returned to his family. Shortly thereafter, he published a narrative of his experiences as a slave. This excerpt describes the horrors he saw in … Continue reading Solomon Northup Describes a Slave Market, 1841