Slavery by another name documentary is a powerful look at a horrifying, little-known era in american history february 10, 2012 jeff pfeiffer documentary , tv news & program updates 7. Created equal programming series: slavery by another name, scholar series on themes found in the film, slavery by another name using clips from the film, the. For most americans this is entirely new history slavery by another name gives voice to the largely forgotten victims and perpetrators of forced labor and features their descendants living today slavery by another name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of americans' most cherished. Slavery by another name has 4,495 ratings and 496 reviews section of america's history african-americans were basically re-enslaved for 75 history and slave.
Slavery by another name: the re-enslavement of black americans from the civil war to world war ii is a book by american writer douglas a blackmon , published by anchor books in 2008. Memorable moments in african american history 2009 and was adapted into a documentary film by pbs in 2011 slavery by another name tells the story of. In february, pbs film debuted the film slavery by another name based upon the 2009 pulizer prize winning book by douglas blackmon, with the subtitle the re-enslavement of black americans from the.
Slavery by another name introduces the little-known story of forced labor that occurred in the us after the emancipation proclamation of 1863 given our topic of the african american experience and slavery, answer the following questions as best as you can for discussion. Slavery by another name, a multimedia project based on douglas a blackmon's pulitzer prize-winning book, premiered nationally on pbs in 2012 as a 90-minute documentary, website, and educational initiative. Slavery by another name is a documentary by douglas a blackmon in which the american slave history has been narrated in the video, it has narrated that freedom is one of the keen and basic rights of every human being the american history has a dark period in which to be a black person is a crime. 'slavery by another name' documentary has minn connection 'slavery by another name' courtesy of pbs/douglas a blackmon ezekiel archey was a young african american man, born in slavery. Tips for using slavery by another name in the classroom although it's not necessary to watch the full documentary in order to teach its history in the classroom, we do recommend viewing the film prior to introducing.
I finally got around to watching the documentary, slavery by another name i would highly recommend it i just wish now i had read the book of the same name first. Film screening: slavery by another name directed by sam pollard, produced by catherine allan and douglas blackmon, written by sheila curran bernard, the tpt national productions project is based on the 2009 pulitzer prize-winning book by blackmon slavery by another name challenges one of our. 'slavery by another name' documentary airs tonight shows how thousands of african americans were imprisoned on trumped-up charges after the civil war and leased to the owners of factories. Slavery by another name, a documentary film based on douglas a blackmon's pulitzer prize-winning book, turns that belief on its head the film documents how after the civil war, repressive labor practices and laws pulled thousands of african americans in the south back into new forms of slavery that lasted well into the 20th century.
In slavery by another name douglas a blackmon eviscerates one of our schoolchildren's most basic assumptions: that slavery in america ended with the civil war mr blackmon unearths. Item 6 slavery by another name this documentary fills in gaps about african american slavery , the great migration to the north - and the continuation of slavery. The strategy of nonviolence: slavery by another name passage of the thirteenth amendment in 1865 devastated the south's agriculture-based economy, which depended on large numbers of unpaid laborers.
Slavery by another name: and african american history--- that is to say, people with an interest in american history should read this work slavery and the. Slavery by another name challenges one of our country's most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery ended with abraham lincoln's emancipation proclamation of 1863 the documentary recounts how in the years following the civil war, insidious new forms of forced labor emerged in the. They will share their stories monday night in the pbs documentary, slavery by another name the 90-minute film explains how hundreds of thousands of african-american men, women and even.
Slavery by another name will debut on february 13th at 9pm during their black history month programmingdoes premiering the doc in a black history month slot undermine pollard's views on black. Slavery by another name is a 90-minute documentary that challenges one of americans' most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with the emancipation proclamation the film tells how even as chattel slavery came to an end in the south in 1865, thousands of african americans were pulled back into forced labor. The full title of the book is slavery by another name, the re-enslavement of black americans from the civil war to world war ii the program is a sweeping history of involuntary servitude following the civil war, encompassing convict leasing, peonage (debt servitude), forced sharecropping and more. Slavery by another name slavery has been known to be one of the cruelest treatments on african americans but there is something worse than slavery which isn't really recognized as much the convict lease system was reported to be harsher than slavery.
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