History

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.

Slavery by Another Name with Spanish Subtitles

1h 26m

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 the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

Episodes

  • Slavery by Another Name with Spanish Subtitles: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery by Another Name with Spanish Subtitles

    S1 E2 - 1h 26m

    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 the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

  • Slavery by Another Name with Haitian-Creole Subtitles: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery by Another Name with Haitian-Creole Subtitles

    S1 E4 - 1h 26m

    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 the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

  • Slavery by Another Name with Portuguese Subtitles: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery by Another Name with Portuguese Subtitles

    S1 E3 - 1h 26m

    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 the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

  • Slavery by Another Name: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery by Another Name

    S1 E1 - 1h 24m

    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 the South in 1865, thousands of African Americans were pulled back into forced labor with shocking force and brutality.

  • The Bricks We Stand On: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Bricks We Stand On

    S1 E3 - 17m 55s

    In this 20 minute extra, Douglas A. Blackmon takes us to Atlanta for a look to explore the history of the city and learn about how the project evolved. The author also visits with descendents of historical characters featured in his book and the film who discuss the importance of coming to grips with challenging history.

Extras + Features

  • The Haves and Have Nots: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Haves and Have Nots

    S1 - 7m 27s

    "As Green grew into school age and then adolescence, the family increasingly felt the repercussions of two convulsive crescendos building toward a climax early in the next century."

  • History is Dynamic: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    History is Dynamic

    S1 - 49s

    "As painful as it may be to plow the past, among the ephemera left behind by generations crushed in the wheels of American white supremacy are telling explanations for the fissures that still thread our society."

  • The Economics of Rebuilding: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Economics of Rebuilding

    S1 - 1m 48s

    “In the absence of any means to supply freed slaves with land, the Freedmen’s Bureau and northern military commanders stationed in the South encouraged blacks to enter into labor contracts with whites."

  • Slavery by Another Name - Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery by Another Name - Preview

    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.

  • Slavery by Another Name Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Slavery by Another Name Promo

    S1 - 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.

  • Reflections on Peonage: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reflections on Peonage

    S1 - 1m 26s

    Descendant Kate Willis describes peonage and how it worked during an interview recorded by StoryCorps.

  • Reflections on W.D. McCurdy: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reflections on W.D. McCurdy

    S1 - 1m 28s

    Descendant Rod Frazer talks about how his ancestor became one of the largest leasers of convicts in the state of Alabama during a StoryCorps interview.

Schedule

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