By Frederick Douglass
This dramatic autobiography of the formative years of an American slave used to be first released in 1845, while its younger writer had simply accomplished his freedom.
Douglass' eloquence offers a transparent indication of the robust rules that led him to turn into the 1st nice African-American chief within the usa.
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She was about to walk through the living room to where she figured the kitchen was located when the phone rang. She quickly moved toward it, hoping it was either Ramsey Westmoreland or someone who knew how to reach him. ” “This is Marie Dodson at the employment agency. May I speak with Mr. ” “Oh. ” Chloe nodded and tapped her perfectly painted nail against the pad beside the phone. ” “He told me that his regular cook had to leave town unexpectedly due to a family emergency. I do hate leaving him in a bind like this with so many men to feed,” the woman said with regret in her voice.
Did the agency not tell you that I hired you as a live-in cook? ” She looked at him suspiciously. ” “No. But then I didn’t have to worry about her getting here early enough to have breakfast ready for my men. Nellie and her husband have a house less than ten miles away. ” He then lifted a brow. “Just what did that employment agency tell you? This is shearing time here at the ranch and it happens only once a year. I own over three thousand sheep and have only a two-week window to get the wool off.
In college I majored in agriculture economics, so I would know everything there was to know about farming and ranching, although my plans were to join the family’s real estate business like everyone else. ” She had spoken quietly and he saw his sorrow reflected in her eyes. He quickly wondered why he had shared that with her. He wasn’t sure why he had answered her question at all. What was it about her that had made him feel comfortable enough with her to bare his soul? “Look, Chloe, what I need to talk to you about is—” At that moment his cell phone went off.