Books & Films Chapters

Great books and films rivet our attention. Then we learn there is even more behind them than the final work. Let's go behind them and find out more.

One of Bass' letters reaches the right people in the North. Henry Northup makes a plan to free Platt (Solomon Northup).

Risking his own life, Bass agrees to write letters for Platt (Solomon Northup), alerting people in the North that he is wrongfully being held as a sla...

Jai Ho is a song that is meant to inspire people beginning to lose hope to keep going because victory is near.

To boost attendance at Jurassic World, scientists decide to create a hybrid dinosaur called Indominus Rex using DNA collected from four other fearsome...

Solomon Northup, known as "Platt," experiences slave life in Louisiana with a "good master" and a "bad master."

Edwin Epps is a cruel slave-owner who frequently beats slaves for no reason other than to inflict misery. After John Tibeats, Solomon Northup ("Platt...

A mortgage, for the life of Solomon Northup ("Platt") ends-up saving him from death at the hands of a cruel slave-owner called John Tibeats.

Katniss Everdeen survives two Hunger Games; now the rebels demand a price for saving her life from the second. She becomes the Mockingjay, but what do...

After his slave ordeal is over, Solomon Northup brings charges against the people who wrongfully sold him into slavery. Because a black person cannot ...

While helping to build a home for the Epps family, Platt (Solomon Northup) meets a Canadian man called Bass. That meeting will change Platt's life.

With an intermediate stop in Richmond (Virginia), Solomon Northup (now known by his slave-name "Platt") spends time in another slave pen before he boa...

Slave pens, in Washington, are near America's Capitol Building and the White House in 1841.

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