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reviewed 12 Years A Slave (2013 film). October 16, 2013
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'12 Years A Slave' directed by Steve McQueen
   By Joan Alperin Schwartz '12 Years A Slave' directed by the extremely talented, Steve McQueen, ('Shame') is simply put...Brilliant.             …
Let us now consider together Texas historian James C. Kearney's 2010 NASSAU PLANTATION: THE EVOLUTION OF A TEXAS GERMAN SLAVE PLANTATION.      Its narrative is 232 pages long. …
reviewed Lincoln (2012 film). January 08, 2013
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Lincoln (2012 film)
      A film named "Lincoln" spreads specific expectations. The audience needs to be in touch with the man's life, needs to understand him and to get behind his motivations …
reviewed Lincoln (2012 film). December 28, 2012
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Lincoln (2012 film)
This movie had a lot of good individual parts: a really good cast, a great director, and a National icon.  However, in sum this movie didn't live up to what it could be.  The story …
reviewed Lincoln (2012 film). December 01, 2012
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Lincoln (2012 film)
The movie examines Abraham Lincoln's (Daniel Day-Lewis) efforts to pass the 13th Amendment in the last few months of his life. It is a detailed account of his strategy and the negotiations of the …
reviewed Lincoln (2012 film). November 12, 2012
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Lincoln (2012 film)
President Abraham Lincoln is perhaps one of the most loved, the most admired president in history. Put that together with director Steven Spielberg impressive resume, Daniel-Day Lewis in the title role …
reviewed Lincoln (2012 film). November 05, 2012
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Lincoln (2012 film)
  Two Jews On Lincoln twojewsonfilm·205 videos   35 views    By Joan Alperin Schwartz   Okay I know what some of you may be thinking...A film about …
reviewed Broken Slate. October 21, 2012
Broken Slate
This novel is about a brutal, planet-wide system of slavery. It's also about one person's attempt to push back.      Martin Eduardo was taken off his family's merchant …
reviewed President Lincoln's Letter to Joshua .... December 20, 2011
Analysis of President Lincoln's Letter to Joshua Speed
President Lincoln's August 24, 1855 letter to Joshua Speed is memorable for the intensive   discussion of slavery, as well as views pro and con. Joshua Speed is considered to be   …
posted a Quick Tip about The Book of Negroes (Illustrated Edit.... December 18, 2010
The Book of Negroes (Illustrated Edition)
THE BOOK OF NEGROES gives today's readers the opportunity to savour a novel like Alex Haley's ROOTS and to experience the horror, shame and embarrassment of acknowledging that such abhorrent conduct towards …
reviewed To Be a Slave. October 27, 2010
To Be a Slave
 Slavery will forever be a blight on the United States, born as a nation of free men based on radical political ideals; those ideals were not initially applied to all men. The phrase, “that …
reviewed Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. October 21, 2010
Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave
      I had purposed this book to be apart of an ongoing History discussion I was having with my children --boy and girl, 8 and 10 -- on the Civil War. I meant to personalize the …
reviewed Someone Knows My Name. August 18, 2010
Lawrence Hill Someone Knows My Name
I read the Canadian version of this book but hopefully it was the same. I'd like to see the American version to compare.      It's difficult to believe that this is Lawrence …
reviewed Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein. August 14, 2010
Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein
Plot summary?  This story opens on a slave auction.  A young boy, maybe eight years old is up for auction.  No one wants him.  He is purchased as a joke by a one-legged beggar.  …
reviewed Lilya 4 ever. August 09, 2010
Lilya 4 ever
This is one of the most eye opening and profound experiences I have see in a movie.      It tells the story of Lilya, a Eastern European girl left to fend for herself in a cruel world.   …
reviewed Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel. July 27, 2010
Island Beneath the Sea: A Novel
The mulatto slave Zarité, known as Tété, and her owner, the French planter Toulouse Valmorain form the center of Allende's novel about slavery and the slave revolt that freed Haiti.    Valmorain …
posted a Quick Tip about Uncle Tom's Cabin. June 26, 2010
Uncle Tom's Cabin
This is one of those book's you moan about having to read it for school but when you read it you love it.
reviewed The Book of Negroes (Illustrated Edit.... February 21, 2010
The Book of Negroes (Illustrated Edition)
Many of us will remember being moved to tears by the power and depth of "Roots", Alex Haley's compelling novel on the slave trade that was published almost 40 years ago. Lawrence Hill's "The …
reviewed The Trial In American Life. February 06, 2010
The Trial In American Life
While perusing the rack of "new books" at my local library the other day I came across Robert Ferguson's new book "The Trial In American Life".  Ferguson is the Edward Woodberry …
reviewed To Be a Slave. January 28, 2010
To Be a Slave
As noted in the description of this work, "To be A Slave" was a 1969 Newbery Honor Book, An ALA Notable Book, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a Smithsonian Magazine Best Book of the …
posted a Quick Tip about Uncle Tom's Cabin. December 18, 2009
Uncle Tom's Cabin
A powerful indictment against the history of black slavery in America. A weak novel, poorly edited but still worth the reading.
reviewed Uncle Tom's Cabin. December 18, 2009
Uncle Tom's Cabin
   As a classic, Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" deserves its status as a powerful indictment against the history of black slavery in America. With courage and insight …
reviewed Stop the Traffik: People Shouldn't Be.... April 30, 2009
Stop the Traffik: People Shouldn't Be Bought & Sol
  Stop the Traffik by Steve Chalke is a heartbreaking expose of the growing industry of slavery around the world. Chalke is an expert on human trafficking, and Cherie Blair is the wife of former …
reviewed Cane River- by Lalita Tademy. March 02, 2009
Cane River Book Cover
Lalita Tademy's ability to render her family's history in a tale woven with heartache, pain, triumph, and the age old struggle of the races. Ms. Tademy begins her tale in 1834 in the heyday of slavery …
reviewed Property. February 17, 2009
Property
Married to a man she dispises, Manon Gaudet is a miserable woman. She is forced to live in close proximity to her husband's mistress mistress and illegitemate children. She watches her husband beat and …
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