Freedom Comin’: A Gullah Kinfolk Wish, Part 2 (2006) - Episode 2


There is talk of war in December, 1860. The southern states threaten to secede if Abraham Lincoln is elected President. Lincoln’s election results in the formation of the southern Confederate States of America. For the slaves living in the South, the talks of war, combined with the upcoming Christmas holiday provided a glimmer of hope: “Trouble will be obah… Freedom comin’!”

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