Documentary Examines Race and the Exclusion of Women in History

REBEL, a documentary entailing the amazing story of Loreta Janeta Velazquez, a Cuban immigrant from New Orleans who went to battle during the American Civil War. Award-winning filmmaker director María Agui Carter, does a beautiful job in bringing Velazquez’story to life. Carter captures the drama and historical material of this mystery.

“Rebel” premieres on PBS Friday, May 24 at 9 CST.

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