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Greenlit: Slavery By Another Name, PBS

Slavery By Another Name –  A Sundance Film Festival selection for 2012, this new documentary based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Wall Street Journal senior writer Douglas A. Blackmon examines the concept of “neoslavery,” which sentenced African-Americans in the post-Emancipation South to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized their everyday behavior. Award-winning actor Laurence Fishburne narrates the film.

Channel: PBS

TX: 13th February 2012

Source: PBS Press Office


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