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This is the actual man on which the movie D’Jango is loosely based. His name is Dangerfield Newby, and he was a member of the John Brown party . He joined to save his wife and children, Harriet. Their love story was real, and you all should check out their narrative and love letters. www.lva.virginia....
Isaac and Rosa 1863. Rosa is mixed race ancestry. Both were former slaves. Historic photos of "white" slaves
These three girls were part of a group of 8 former slaves sent to the North on a publicity tour to raise sympathy against slavery. One of the major reasons for the great success of this campaign was that four of the children were of mixed race.....but looked white. So much so that the Harper's Weekly ran a story on them titled" "Emancipated Slaves: White and Colored
"Learning Is Wealth." Wilson, Charley, Rebecca & Rosa 1863. (The 3 children are of mixed race ancestry.) Enslaved man & children in New Orleans, reading