Slavery by Another Name

Slavery by Another Name

DVD - 2012
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Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the South, a new system of involuntary servitude took its place with shocking force.
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Distribution, 2012
ISBN: 9781608836253
1608836258
Branch Call Number: 305.896 SLA
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in

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CurlyWhirly
Aug 04, 2019

Have you ever noticed how often the user below (in the comments she posts here) repeatedly imitates the writing style of ManMachine? I sure have noticed this. And, I'd say that what she is doing here comes pretty close to being downright plagiarism a lot of the time. And recently I've noticed that this style-theft from this unoriginal little "copy-cat" lifter (who smugly hides behind her anonymity) is becoming more and more obvious.

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akirakato
Aug 03, 2019

Originally produced as an episode of PBS TV program in 1991, this 90-minute documentary delves into a long-lasting forced labor after the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863.
The film shows how, for more than 80 years, thousands of African Americans had to work just like a slave.
Tolerated by both the North and South, forced labor lasted well into the 20th century.
Amazing, shocking and enlightening!

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msann62
May 12, 2019

As old as I am and who's family is from Georgia. I often wondered why so many of my family hauled butt from the south, now I know!

voisjoe1 Feb 17, 2013

This history of involuntary servitude of mostly African-Americans in the South after the Civil War is unknown by most American whites. They do not know that it existed all the way to WWII when it was ended by FDR so that the war against Hitler could be won. In his documentary, we find that innocent Blacks could be picked up in the South, imprisoned, and then rented out to famous companies like US Steel for sums like $12 a month. In some locations, this form of slavery meant literally working to death in mines where the death rate was 30-40%. This truly one of America’s dirty little secrets.

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