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Solomon Northup’s story gets Oscars spotlight

Chiwetel Ojiofor stars as Solomon Northup in "12 Years a Slave."
Chiwetel Ojiofor stars as Solomon Northup in "12 Years a Slave."
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Hollywood and the rest of the world may have discovered Solomon Northup in 2013, but to the Capital Region he has been a prominent part of local history since 1999. It was 15 years ago that Rachel Seligman, then-curator of the Mandeville Gallery at Union College in Schenectady, brought Northup’s story back to life with an exhibit inside the Nott Memorial. Thursday morning, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences affirmed that Seligman’s idea ...


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