Slavery By Another Name (2012)

This 90-minute PBS documentary challenges one of our country’s most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. The film recounts how in the years following the Civil War, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged which were tolerated by the North and South, which kept hundreds of thousands of African Americans in bondage, trapping them in a brutal system that would persist until the onset of World War II. The documentary premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

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