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Best Directing - Oscar Nominations 2014

Lamentablemente se llevó el Oscar por el mensaje moralista, para quedar bien. Tiene buenos aciertos, como la actuación de Lupita Nyong'o, pero nada extraordinario. 7/10

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12 Years a Slave: Who was Solomon Northup

12 Years a Slave: Who was Solomon Northup? There were always those who claimed Northup's tale was an exaggeration, written as anti-slavery propaganda. "After he was freed, there is documentation of his attempt to secure legal redress against his kidnappers. It was a bitter experience for him because in the nation's capital, Washington DC, Solomon's colour meant he wasn't allowed to testify. So the court case got nowhere but the paperwork is now a big help to historians."

from HelloBeautiful

50 Books Every Black Teen Should Read

“Twelve Years a Slave” by Solomon Northup

from the Guardian

Michael Fassbender: the man to take on Brando's mantle

"I can't believe we've reached the end of the Divergence series...we need to find some more YA fiction novels...."


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12 Years a Slave: Solomon Books Prime $4.99 The book the amazing film is based on.Twelve Years a Slave is a memoir and slave narrative by Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born free in New York, details his kidnapping in Washington, D.C., and subsequent sale into slavery. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana by various masters, Northup was able to write to friends and family in New York, who were helped…

from mirror

12 Years A Slave: True story behind Brit director's movie starring Brad Pitt and Benedict Cumberbatch

Memorial to Solomon Northup in Saratoga Springs.