Much of what we accept as truth is really only fiction. The real truth has been buried 180 years . . .
In the predawn hours of August 22, 1831, Nat Turner ignited an uprising that left over fifty whites dead.
Leading a small army of slaves, Nat Turner stormed into history with a Bible in one hand, brandishing a sword in the other.
His rebellion shone a national spotlight on slavery, on Virginia, and divided the nation. Turner himself became a lightning rod for abolitionists, like Harriet Beecher Stowe, as well as a national terror.
In The Resurrection of Nat Turner Part I: The Witnesses, Nat Turner’s story is revealed through the eyes of friends and foes. In their words is the truth of the mystery and conspiracy of Nat Turner’s life, death, and alleged confession.
Based on five year’s research, The Resurrection of Nat Turner spans more than sixty years, sweeping from the majestic highlands of Ethiopia to the hamlets of Cross Keys and Jerusalem in Southampton County, Virginia.
Sharon Ewell Foster’s fact-based epic challenges history and delivers a powerful story of conspiracy, greed, and perjury.
It is Roots meets The Da Vinci Code!
Check out Sharon Ewell Foster’s article, The Truth About Nat Turner, in The Root.com