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From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom

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By: (c. 1830-?)

Lucy Ann Delaney's book offers a poignant and enlightening look at the struggles for freedom faced by African Americans in the United States. Through vivid storytelling and personal anecdotes, Delaney skillfully captures the hardships and triumphs of individuals striving to break free from the bonds of slavery.

The author's ability to blend historical context with individual narratives creates a powerful and moving reading experience. Delaney's writing is both poetic and raw, painting a vivid picture of the harsh realities faced by those fighting for liberation.

While the subject matter is heavy and at times difficult to digest, Delaney's message of hope and resilience shines through. By highlighting the perseverance and strength of the human spirit, she offers a message of inspiration for readers facing their own struggles.

Overall, From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom is a compelling and important book that sheds light on a dark chapter of American history. Delaney's eloquent prose and heartfelt storytelling make this a must-read for anyone interested in the ongoing fight for equality and justice.

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In From the Darkness Cometh the Light, or Struggles for Freedom Delaney tells the story of how she was born into slavery of her mother--a freeborn black woman who had been kidnapped and sold on the blocks--but escaped while a teenager and eventually sued in court for her freedom. After the Civil War, Delaney spent the rest of her life inspiring other African Americans to take advantage of the new opportunities available to them as a result of their new found freedom, and to constantly strive to improve their lives and the lives of their progeny

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