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Slavery by Another Name

Airs Monday, February 25 at 10:00 PM on WVIZ/PBS

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Slavery by Another Name

“Slavery by Another Name” challenges one of America’s most cherished assumptions: the belief that slavery in this country ended with Abraham Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. This documentary tells a harrowing story of how in the South, even as chattel slavery came to an end, new forms of involuntary servitude, including convict leasing, debt slavery and peonage, took its place with shocking force—brutalizing and ultimately circumscribing the lives of hundreds of thousands of African Americans well into the 20th century.

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