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Andrea Lyman, Phyllis wife of Pompey 
Ezra Stevens, Black King Pompey 


Salem United, In. is proud to announce we produced our documentary.  Negro Election Day's history dates to 1741.   

Title:  The Making of Negro Election Day and Black King Pompey


Casting Director

 Giovanni Alabiso









King Pompey:  Ezra Stevens - Member of SAG
Phyllis Pompey's wife Actress:  Andrea Lyman - Member of SAG
Young Phyllis Actress:  Senaiah Monieke Lites


Kim Singletary

Nate, Salem Access TV, Salem, MA
Saugus Community TV, Saugus, MA 


Fort Lee, Salem MA
Old Iron Works, Salem, MA


Doreen Wade, President, Salem United, Inc., Dracut, MA


Rene Marchando, Randolph MA, Sound Editor


Doreen Wade

Script Editing:
Jennifer Emerson
Rene Marchando

Images Courtesy of National archives
Images Courtesy of library of congress

Images and Documents Courtesy of Salem State University Library


Marblehead Community Council, Salem, MA

Contributing Interviewers:

Greg Coles Dance and Drum, Salem, MA
Joy Kay, Black American Heritage Flag of 1967, New Jersey
Monieke McNeil, Salem MA
Judith Reilly, League of Woman Voters

Special Thank You To: 

Massachusetts State Senator, Joan Lovely
Massachusetts State Senator Brendan Crighton
Mary Richards, Salem, MA
Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton
State Representative Paul Tucker
League of Women Voters, Salem MA
Brent E. Taylor, Associate Professor of History, Social Science Coordinator, West Kentucky Community and Technical College
Salem State University, Salem MA
Cromwell, Ramen, Chronicle, Channel TV 5, Boston, MA


Fort Lee, Salem MA
Old Iron Works, Salem, MA

Thank you to all those who contributed to the Documentary

Thank you to all those who attended the Q&A showing, Friday at 6:00 p.m. at the Salem Visitor Center, 2 New Liberty St, Salem, MA 01970.

Filming will continue September 2022

Please keep checking for Showing of the Documentary in February 2023.  Location will be coming soon!

 "Though the slaves were bought, they were also brave. Though they were sold, they were also strong." 

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