In 1831 the slave Nat Turner, who had learned to read & was farmed out by his master to preach a gospel of obedience to other slaves, leads a bloody revolt.
Alex Haley traces roots of his African heritage back to the days of slavery & then to Kunta Kinte, captured in Africa, sold into slavery in the Colonies, but never giving up his dream of freedom.
This is the story of William Wilberforce, leader in Parliament of the fight against slave trading, & whose mentor was John Newton, writer of the hymn “Amazing Grace.”
A fresh take on Black History, this is the story of an African girl kidnapped, surviving the crossing & abuse of slavery, & finding freedom from the British during the Revolutionary War.
Don’t miss this remarkable movie set in late 18th-century England. Click the movie title to read my entire review.
The film, based on the memoir of Solomon Northrop, is about his being kidnapped and set to hard labor as a slave on Louisiana plantations before winning his freedom after 12 years