I keep reading these blogs about Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave claiming that black people are "tired" of seeing yet another slavery movie. Message board comments tell me that some non-black people are tired too, but these people ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Huffington Post
Filmmakers Aimee Larrabee and John Altman said they want the movie to launch discussions in classrooms about the founding principles of the country.
In conjunction with the documentary, the nonprofit organization Remnant Trust is displaying collections of historic publications, including ... FULL ARTICLE AT San Antonio Express-News
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Frederick Douglass (born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey, February 14, 1818 – February 20, 1895) was an American abolitionist, women's suffragist, editor, orator, author, statesman and reformer. Called "The Sage of Anacostia" and "The Lion of Anacostia", Douglass is one of the most prominent figures in African-American and United States history. In 1872, Douglass became the first African... Full Article At Wikipedia.org