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china-galland's picture
Jun.21.2011
Joined by over a hundered people as Mrs. Doris Vittatoe and Mrs. Nuthel Britton and their families cut the ribbon, unlocked the gate, and led us back into their 175 year old, rural East Texas burial ground. The lockout had lasted four years, almost to the day. Descendents of Della Lovetravelled...
sheila-english's picture
Dec.23.2010
Passport to Darkness takes readers on Smith’s journey to the deserts of Africa and the deserts of her own soul as she tries to live well as an imperfect American mom, crusade for justice for orphans around the world, and embrace God’s extraordinary dreams for her. Learn more about the book here:...
sheila-english's picture
Aug.22.2010
West Africa, 1787: Grace Winslow, daughter of a white slave trader and his royal African wife, is caught up in a slave rebellion. Which side will she choose? Despite slave ships and chains, Grace will not be enslaved. Her search for her husband takes her through London to the U.S. Learn more...
sheila-english's picture
Mar.05.2010
Their trip to paradise was perfect. Sun drenched days and party hopping nights. But no one expected the tragic turn of events, and that one of three best friends wouldnt make it home. Everyone is left to wonder if Ashley was murdered, or if something more sinister is going on. Spring Break Kayla...
debra-a-kemp's picture
Nov.30.2009
Book trailer for the House of Pendragon I: The Firebrand.
zhana-books's picture
Feb.03.2009
This is a short (six-minute) video based on my choreopoem, "Harriet", which describes an imaginary meeting between Harriet Jacobs and Harriet Tubman. Harriet Jacobs, author of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, holed up in an attic for seven years to escape the libidinous attentions of her...
zhana-books's picture
Feb.03.2009
This is a short (six-minute) video based on my choreopoem, "Harriet", which describes an imaginary meeting between Harriet Jacobs and Harriet Tubman. Harriet Jacobs, author of Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, holed up in an attic for seven years to escape the libidinous attentions of her...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Nov.12.2008
The Wessyngton Plantation was established in 1796 by Joseph Washington 1770-1848, a cousin of President Washington. By 1860 Wessyngton encompassed more than 15,000 acres and held 274 slaves there. Names associated with the plantation include: Washington, Cheatham, Blow, Green, White, Williams,...
andrew-kaplan's picture
Oct.30.2008
This epic work tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been systematically expunged from American history until very recently. Now, historian and legal scholar Annette Gordon-Reed traces the Hemings family from its origins in Virginia in the 1700s to the...
china-galland's picture
Oct.13.2008
Movie trailer for the documentary film work in progress. Love Cemetery, based on the non-fiction book by China Galland, Love Cemetery, Unburying the Secret History of Slaves. (HarperOne 2008) ***If you do not see the video please CLICK HERE.***