Set in an imaginary South where the Underground Railroad sends real trains through tunnels, this is the story of Cora who boards it in Georgia in her quest for freedom.
Before the Civil War a Black man who voluntarily returns to slavery to teach slaves how to read finds an eager pupil in a young girl.
This TV film focuses on the heroic 2 years that Black Abolitionist Charlotte Forten spent teaching ex-slaves at Port Royal during the Civil War.
The story of John Brown & th road that led to his anti-slavery revolt at Harpers Ferry is irreverently told through the eyes of fictitious boy slave posing as a girl.
In this filmed stage play Heidi Schreck shares her personal and family history in relationship to the use and misuse of the US Constitution from its beginnings, esp. in regard to women and gays.
The dark story of slavery in America, from its arrival in Virginia in the 7th Century, through the Civil War, & also of Abolitionists who fought it.
The last 3 bloody years in the life of Abolitionist John Brown are told through the eyes of a young freed slave boy mistaken as a girl.
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.”