Underground Stars Talk Real-life Slave Stories

The Underground‘s lead actors Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Aldis Hodge recently dropped by our offices for a riveting interview with one of our editors, Najja Parker.  They also took a moment to recall the slave stories they heard while filming episodes for WGN America’s new TV show. Watch below as they share the bravery and courage of former slaves to achieve freedom. Then check out Underground on Wednesday for its debut.

Underground premieres, Wednesday, March 9 at 10/9 CT on WGN.