Dec 4, 2022 • 4M

Ep. 9: True Story Behind Will Smith's 'Emancipation' Movie on 'Whipped Peter'

Who was "Whipped Peter" and how did his historic photo impact the Civil War? Plus: Director Antoine Fuqua's focus on "sacred motivation"

 
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Religion reporter Nicola A. Menzie talks current events, culture and entertainment, and occasionally with experts to go deeper on tough and timely topics.
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In this episode, religion reporter Nicola A. Menzie looks at Will Smith’s new movie “Emancipation.” The film is inspired by the true story of “Whipped Peter,” an escaped slave with a scarred back. She takes a look at the history and how faith is central to the film.


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