What Can the Oscar-Nominated Film "12 Years a Slave" Teach Us About Slavery Then and Its Legacies Today?
Source Newsroom: 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.
She is available for media interviews.