While most Americans are familiar with the Underground Railroad that helped Southern slaves escape north before the Civil War, the first clandestine path to freedom ran for more than a century in the opposite direction.

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A sweeping, high-profile, and ambitious musical film, ‘The Underground Railroad’ blends two powerful, redemptive stories into the background of Gospel/blues songs. The first story tells about a slave, Samuel Woodward, who escapes with his family to Canada. On their heels, is an obsessed slave hunter, JD Plimpton, who has never lost a slave. Along the […]