Black People : A Tale Twice Told: Comparing 12 Years a Slave to 1984’s TV Movie Solomon Northup’s Odyssey

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  1. shaka64

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    Did you know Gordon Parks directed the first 12 years a slave movie? Why havent this been acknowledged. Many think Steve McQueen is the mastermind behind this story and he has not said a thing. SMDH. or at least I have not heard him.
    http://www.amazon.com/Twelve-Years-Solomon-Northups-Odyssey/dp/B001UB6X0Y

    Watch Twelve Years a Slave Solomon Northup's Odyssey (1969) online - Amazon Video

    To be a free man with a trade was a lot to be proud of for a Black man in 19th Century America. Then, one fateful day, Solomon Northup was kidnapped into slavery. It's a harrowing tale. For the story of Solomon Northup is a true story.
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    this is the last 27 min of the original
     
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