12 Years A Slave: A Movie I invite Everyone to Watch; A Journey of Overcoming, Hope, and Optimism, and To Freedom

Today, I watched the movie “12 Years a Slave: The Extraordinary True Story of Solomon Northup”. I can’t find words to describe the experience of watching the movie, directed by Steve McQueen, which is based on the true story from the 1853 autobiography Twelve Years a Slave by Salomon Northup, a free black man who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery. It is the first time that I watch a movie and hear so many moviegoers cry and sob. When the movie ended, I realized how many people in the

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 The modern Olympic Games were launched in 1896. However, the first Afro to win a medal is  George Poage.     In 1904, George Poage  won third place in both 200-meter and 400-meter hurdles. He attended the University of Wisconsin. Since then, scores of afros have excelled in Olympic Games.

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