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SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME
Posted By admin On February 6, 2012 @ 10:00 pm In All,Highlights,Videos | Comments Disabled
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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, explores the little-known story of the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted well into the 20th century. Blackmon examines the concept of "neoslavery," which sentenced African-Americans to forced labor for violating an array of laws that criminalized their everyday behavior. Actor Laurence Fishburne ("CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," Thurgood) narrates.
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