If you want to keep a secret from the masses, put it in a book. UNKNOWN
The slave masters did not want the slaves to read for fear that their mindset would transform to one of resistance, defiance, disobedience, rebellion, and vindication.
They knew the power of words. They knew the power of truth. They knew the power of the mind. Reading was the path to deliverance and deliverance is not what they wanted for the slaves. Read the rest of this entry