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  1. The exhibit is open to the public at the Tom s Rivera Libary at UC Riverside until March 30.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | The Press-Enterprise

    ... Rivera Library on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in Riverside, Calif.. (Stan Lim, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) "Twelve Years A Slave" on display at the "Footsteps to You: Chattel Slavery" exhibition at UCR's Rivera Library on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, in ...


  2. 'Keep the flame burning': dedicated people keep Solomon Northup'saRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Town Talk

    Northup, whose memoir, "Twelve Years a Slave," tells of his kidnap and long years of slavery in Avoyelles and Rapides parishes, is Williams' great-great-great grandfather. Williams heard Northup's story many times from her grandmother as a child.


  3. Book review: Sugar Money, by Jane HarrisRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2017 |

    In some ways, it feels as if the full horror of slavery is only just beginning to be processed by modern western society. Solomon Northup penned his now-famous memoir Twelve Years A Slave in 1853, but it wasn't until 2013 that his book was turned into a hit film, giving a powerful voice to generations of people who had previously been little heard, certainly in mainstream cinema.


  4. Reader asks: Where's the Solomon Northup statue in New Orleans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2017 |

    ... his experience. Because slaves were generally prohibited from learning to read or write, Northup's "Twelve Years a Slave" became a rare -- and vital -- first-hand account of slavery in the South, as seen through the eyes of a slave. In 2013, the ...


  5. New Book Claims Twelve Years A Slave is Fake News From 1853Read the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | PRWeb

    ... can lead us to some very dark places." A new book penned by historical researcher Michelle M. Haas says Twelve Years A Slave is actually a literary fraud, written by a serial fraudster. Haas, an editor and historical researcher in Texas, was ...