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.”
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.