Mary Ellen Pleasant - Uncensored

  • Season 1 , Ep 5
  • 08/06/2013
  • Views: 17,978

Mary Ellen Pleasant aids abolitionist John Brown and falls in love with a Scot named Thomas Bell, with whom she amasses a $30 million fortune. (2:18)

SHE'D BEEN ACTIVELYFREEING SLAVES.

SHE SAID, YOU KNOW WHAT,JAMES BROWN.

JOHN BROWN.[laughing]

JOHN BROWN,A FAMOUS ABOLITIONIST,

WHO WAS A WHITE MAN--

YOU KNOW,HE'S TRYING TO FREE SLAVES.

HERE'S MY MONEY.

HERE'S $30,000SO YOU CAN BUY GUNS AND STUFF.

THEY BUY LAND IN CANADA

BECAUSE THEY'RE GONNA OPENA HOME AND FARM

SO THAT THESE FREED SLAVESCAN GO LIVE.

JOHN BROWN GETS CAUGHT,

AND THEY FIND A LETTER ON HIM

THAT SAYS SOMETHING LIKE,

HEY, I'M IN SUPPORT OF YOU

AND I'M GONNA KEEP BEINGIN SUPPORT OF YOU.

JUST MAKESOME [bleep] HAPPEN.

AND INSTEAD OF M.E.P.,IT LOOKED LIKE W.E.P.

SO IT WAS PUBLISHEDEVERYWHERE.

EVERYBODY BE ON THE LOOKOUTFOR SOME DICK NAMED W.E.P.

WHERE WAS I AT,HISTORICALLY?

- MM-MM.

- AT THAT TIME, SHE WAS IN LOVEWITH A MAN NAMED THOMAS BELL.

HE WAS A SCOTSMAN.

[romantic music playing]

HE WAS A BUSINESSMAN.

AND SHE LOVED HIM.

[music stops]

THAT IS--THAT WAS NOT ME FARTING.

THAT'S...THE...CHAIR.

AND THEY HAD BUSINESSESTOGETHER,

MEANING LAUNDRIES,

AND BLAH, BLAH, BLAH,AND BULL[bleep].

AND TOGETHER,THEY AMASSED A FORTUNE

OF $30 MILLION.

WHICH, LIKE, NOWADAYS...

IS LIKE A BATRILLION GILLIONA-DOLLARS.

IN, LIKE, ONEOF THE "CENSUSESES,"

SHE OUTTED HERSELFAS A BLACK WOMAN.

WHEN THE LOVE OF HER LIFE,THOMAS BELL, DIED,

PEOPLE STARTED TALKINGABOUT HER BADLY.

THEY--WHAT'S IT CALLED?

THEY "DISMISSINATED" HER.

THEY "SHENAMENANATED" HER.

THEY [talking gibberish] HER.[laughing]

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