Cheneyville http://redriverradio.org en History Matters: '12 Years a Slave' puts uncomfortable American history in focus http://redriverradio.org/post/history-matters-12-years-slave-puts-uncomfortable-american-history-focus <p>With the 86th Academy Awards ceremony less than a week away, commentator Gary Joiner is pleased with the Oscar buzz surrounding "12 Years a Slave" that closely examines an undeniable chapter in American history.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 13:35:00 +0000 Gary Joiner, Ph.D. 40585 at http://redriverradio.org History Matters: '12 Years a Slave' puts uncomfortable American history in focus