Tag: 1850’s

What happened to Solomon Northrup, of the Academy Award winner, Twelve Years a Slave? [see pics & film]

The movie, Twelve Years a Slave, won the Academy Award for picture of the year. It depicts a true story of the 1841 kidnapping and subsequent slavery of Solomon Northup, a free African American living in Saratoga, New York. The end of … Read More

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