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Sometimes, we think that our lives are miserable or the times in which we live are difficult. Several of us are better off than our ancestors at least in terms of opportunities and standards of living. A lot of things seem clearer when comparisons are drawn. Here’s about the life of a slave, who in spite of getting freedom in countries like United States longed to be home, to his place in Africa.

http://www.theroot.com/articles/history/2015/10/a_rare_firsthand_account_of_an_african_enslaved_in_brazil.html

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