Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history.
We had the opportunity to interview the director and Star of Harriet. Kasi Lemmons and Cynthia Erivo speak on the legacy of Harriet Tubman and the excellence black women have been displaying throughout time.
We had the opportunity to interview Leslie Odom Jr. who plays William Still in the new Harriet film. He speaks on the comparison him and William Still have in common. He also touches on schools getting rid of slavery in history book. He talks about how his friend kid came home and told him that their teachers are saying Harriet Tubman was a maid.
Harriet comes out this Friday (November 1st). Make sure you go buy some tickets and appreciate this iconic film.