13 December 2011

Inspiration-- for the 99%

Harriet Tubman sang this spiritual as a warning to runaway slaves. To escaping slaves, the song told them to abandon the path and move into the water. By travelling along the water’s edge or across a body of water, the slaves would throw chasing dogs and their keepers off the scent.

Above text courtesy of Owen Sound's Black History

Just Sayin'

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