Category: Slavery

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Slavery’s Biggest Secret

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New England journalist and co-author of Complicity Anne Farrow exposes how the North rewrote the history of U. S. slavery to blame the South and hide its insidious role in the perpetuation of slavery. Was the first co...

Pearl: An Underground Railroad

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The 54-ton schooner named the Pearl sailed into the history books on April 15, 1848 when 77 enslaved Americans attempted an escape to freedom. Mary Kay Ricks, author of Escape on the Pearl: The Heroic Bid for Freedom ...

Frederick Douglass: Orator, Statesman, Abolitionist

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Frederick Douglass, the renowned orator, statesman, and abolitionist and a prominent leader in a colony of England, now known as the United States of America, moved our new nation, led by so-called “white” people who...

The First State to Apologize for Slavery

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As the first colony to own slaves, Virginia became the first state to apologize to African-Americans for slavery. Virginia State Sen. Henry L. Marsh III and Delegate Donald McEachin talk about this historical preceden...

Shackled Immigrants

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An exploratory examination of how slavery and racism impacted the social and economic progress of African-Americans as compared to other immigrant groups. (2203)

Does America Owe Blacks For Slavery?

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Reparations in America (1221)

Slavery: America’s Main Historical Event

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It is estimated that millions of Africans died during the Atlantic slave trade.  Historian Anne Bailey has collected oral histories to document the slave trade from both sides of the Atlantic, placing oral records at ...

A First Hand View of Slavery

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Panelists discuss aspects of slavery in Africa.  (1909)    

The Lost Africans of the Andes

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Dr. Allen Counter's film looks at the village of Chota, Ecuador whose population is descended from Africans brought over the mountains by Jesuit missionaries to work as slaves on the sugar plantations. Guest: Allen...

The Black Eagle

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To his radio listeners he is “The Black Eagle” who soars the airwaves on Radio One and XM Satellite One. He is a civil rights activist to those who have followed his career with the NAACP. Television and radio audienc...