The Story of Costuming Dread Scott's Reenactment of the Largest Slave Rebellion in U.S. History

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On Jan. 8, 1811, a few hundred enslaved peoples in south Louisiana revolted against their masters and began marching towards New Orleans; the rebellion was suppressed two days later by a band of white militiamen and the rebels were hung or executed by a firing squad. This under-acknowledged episode ...

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