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 Portuguese 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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.

Extras + Features

  • 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.

  • Alonzo Bailey: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Alonzo Bailey

    S1 -

    Historian Pete Daniel discusses the Alonzo Bailey case and how it related to the peonage statute.

  • Reflections on a Company Town: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Reflections on a Company Town

    S1 - 3m 40s

    Bobby Clayton explains the commissaries and schools in the company town he grew up in during an interview recorded by StoryCorps.

  • 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."

  • Warren Reese: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Warren Reese

    S1 - 2m 18s

    “Reese was astonished by the evidence piling up in his office, and quickly asked for the assignment...ignore the implications of the extraordinary evidence that soon poured into his office.”

  • FDR and White Southerners: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    FDR and White Southerners

    S1 -

    Historian Risa Goluboff explains how FDR's administration went about overturning Plessy vs. Ferguson.

  • What is Peonage?: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    What is Peonage?

    S1 - 2m 25s

    Historian Pete Daniel breaks down peonage and debt servitude.

  • Results of Reconstruction: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Results of Reconstruction

    S1 - 1m 13s

    Historian Khalil Muhammad explains how the mechanisms of dealing with race relations ended up producing new forms of slavery after Reconstruction.

Schedule

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