Abraham Galloway, an African-American bricklayer by trade, became a leader of the abolition cause and built a network of freedom fighters deep in the Slave South.
It's1865. Slaves are being freed, soldiers are returning home, and in Jewish homes the freedom festival of Passover is being celebrated. Into war-torn Richmond comes a young, severely wounded Jewish Confederate officer.
Based on a narrative written by Northrup in 1853, the film takes you inside slavery, from the slaves' point of view.
Paul Jennings was born a slave on President Madison's estate in Montpelier, Virginia, in 1799. In 2009, Paul Jennings' descendants arrived at the White House for a private tour.
"The Abolitionists" should be seen by as many viewers as possible and shown widely in public schools.
"Django Unchained" takes a central tragedy of American history and re-imagines it as exploitation-film revenge fantasy.