Best News Heard All Day: “12 Years A Slave” Will Be Sent To Public High Schools Nationwide

I had never heard of Solomon Northup’s story until last year and that is tragic and all too common of a statement. I am an advocate for education and I believe that stories like Northup’s should be taught in public and private schools. In order to progress, you must know your history. Fortunately, Steve McQueen’s must-see film “12 Years a Slave”, a study guide accompaniment, and Northup’s memoir are going to be sent to public high schools across America. This news demonstrates the power of film at its best.



One comment

  1. marcusmorris2013 · March 2, 2014

    Dumb idea.

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