Walk alongside the resolute men and women in REMEMBERING SLAVERY as they portray the real world in which they struggled and endured as slaves. Experience the harsh and often brutal reality of slavery as it really was; the beatings, the humiliation, the long hours and back-breaking work, and the seemingly endless days of cruelty and hardship. Their personal accounts expose the undeniable and often uncomfortable truths, both good and evil, attendant to life in bondage. The personal accounts of 24 former slaves presented in REMEMBERING SLAVERY expose the harsh and often painful tribulations they endured while living in bondage, transcribed in their own words and recorded for posterity. These first-person testimonials open a window into the past, thus enabling contemporary readers a rare opportunity to share the trials, fears, frustrations, hopes, and visions of these African Americans caught up in the maelstrom that was the 1800's Antebellum Period.