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Finding Solomon Northup in Chronicling America

Thanks to the Academy Award-winning filmĀ 12 Years a Slave, the story of Solomon Northup, a free African American who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the mid-1800′s, has been receiving lots of attention lately. But is this the first … Continue reading

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