Africans in America

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Chinua Achebe
Cornelia Bailey
David Blight
T H Breen

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Documentary examining the historical roots of today's social problems by exploring the history of slavery in America. From the nation's early days as an English settlement to the start of the Civil War, each part focuses on a different chapter in the struggle to define freedom. Combines first-person narratives, interviews with historians and descendents, music and scholarship.