What Can the Oscar-Nominated Film "12 Years a Slave" Teach Us About Slavery Then and Its Legacies Today?

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Released: 18-Feb-2014 11:20 AM EST

Source Newsroom: Mount Holyoke College

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    Lynda Morgan, associate professor of history at Mount Holyoke College

Lynda Morgan, associate professor of history at Mount Holyoke College, specializes in North American slave regimes; emancipation and reconstruction; segregation; African American history; and the civil rights movement.

She is currently teaching a course on Blacks in the North, exactly the place and time in which "12 Years a Slave" opens.

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She is available for media interviews.

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