Whilst researching for her family tree Lisa uncovers the 1860 diary of little Eliza Simpson,who helped Colonel Burns' slave Virgil escape to Canada but the diary ends abruptly and at the school project Milhouse informs her that Eliza in fact helped put Burns on Virgil's trail. Fortunately Grampa knows the true ending to the story,which accounts for why the Simpsons have Negro blood in them. Written by
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Did You Know?
Grandpa Simpson's great-grandfather was black, making him 1/8 black, so Homer is 1/16 and Bart, Lisa, & Maggie are 1/32. See more
A double barreled shotgun was shown in an 1860 flashback but it wasn't invented until 1875. See more
Bart, what are you going to do for Black History Month?
I know, you could march to Selma, and tell her she's ugly.
Spoofs The Wizard of Oz
An der schönen Blauen Donau
(The Blue Danube)
Music by Johann Strauss See more