Laurence Fishburne narrates this look at forced labor in post-Civil War America, when blacks were often arrested on and convicted of spurious charges, then leased or sold as laborers to various entities, a practice that lasted well into the 20th century.
Honored to Serve, a WETA TV 26 broadcast and community engagement initiative, spotlights those who serve in America's military and their families at home, and seeks to foster a deeper appreciation of the U.S. military and its history.Learn more →
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Luis Araya immigrated to Arlington, Virginia from Bolivia in 1966, when very few Latinos lived in the county. He reflects on the changes he has seen over the years and the influence of Latinos in Arlington today.Watch now →