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12 Years a Slave

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"12 Years a Slave" is a 2013 historical drama film and an adaptation of the 1853 slave narrative memoir Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a New York State-born free African-American man who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., in 1841 and sold into slavery. Northup worked on plantations in the state of Louisiana for twelve years before his release. The first scholarly edition of Northup's memoir, co-edited in 1968 by Sue Eakin and Joseph Logsdon, carefully retraced and validated the account and concluded it to be accurate. Other characters in the film were also real people, including Edwin and Mary Epps, and Patsey.

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by Alexis Burling

The movie 12 Years a Slave is a devastating record of suffering that has happened all too often throughout history. As Solomon Northup says to Samuel Bass, “Slavery is an evil that should befall no one.”5 But it's also a testament to the ...

Google preview3 or 4 Years an Indian (2015)

by Cindy Styles

If you haven't read the book or seen the movie, then 12 YEARS A SLAVE is a fabulous sojourn.

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