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Slavery by Another Name

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Sun., February 14, 2016
2:02 pm
(88 minutes)

Slavery by Another Name  

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.

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Sun., February 14, 2016
2:02 pm
(88 minutes)

Slavery by Another Name  

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.