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  1. BookmarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2018 | O-R Online

    ... Lori Antonetti at 412-580-0559. Book club will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 20. The book discussion will be "Twelve Years A Slave" by Solomon Northup. 55 S. College St. Washington, PA 15301 Phone: 724-222-2400 Fax: 724-222-2606 Website: ...


  2. Daily Inspiration --- The Noble Soul of Solomon NorthupRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | OpEdNews

    I recently completed reading Twelve Years a Slave , the autobiography of a free Negro from New York who was drugged, kidnapped, and sold into slavery in 1841. Maybe we don't need these graphic reminders of the brutality with which slaves were routinely treated in America's ante-Bellum Deep South, but two things about Northup's account command our attention.


  3. Slavery just can't be whitewashed awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Jamaica Observer

    ... during the time of slavery some blacks managed to secure their freedom; but, as we saw in the movie Twelve Years A Slave and read in the book of the same title, even African freedmen and women could not be guaranteed their freedom - for they may be ...


  4. Trump's opponents on migrant policy are on the right side of justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    ... war for the Confederate States of America? Or Edwin Epps, 10-year owner of Solomon Northup, author of Twelve Years a Slave ? Match this ignoble list to the abolitionists of that same era: names such as Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Susan B. ...


  5. The Long History of Child-SnatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2018 | The New York Times

    ... Northup, a free black man living in New York, was kidnapped into slavery in 1841. In his memoir, "Twelve Years a Slave," he described a slave auction where a woman named Eliza and her little daughter, Emily, were sold to different buyers. "Never ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. '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.


  8. 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.