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Slavery by Another Name

SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of Americans' most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the Emancipation Proclamation. The film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

The Making of Slavery by Another Name

9m 16s

What goes into making a history documentary? Go behind the scenes for the making of SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME.

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    S1 E1 - 30s

    Explore the little-known story of the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted into the 20th century. Laurence Fishburne narrates. 2/13/2012

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