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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four, Interview with Daniel Littlefield, Carolina Distinguished Professor, University of South Carolina
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
Daniel Littlefield is interviewed about racism in the north and among abolitionists, challenges for former slaves and free blacks in the north, founding of black church congregations and community organizations, black labor vs. white labor, rice cultivation and malaria, preserving African traditions, matrifocal sl...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
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Meet Me In The Bottom: The Struggle to Reclaim Richmond's African Burial Ground
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directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2010), 51 mins
The Burial Ground for Negroes (ca. 1750-1816) is located north of Broad Street, between 15th and 16th Streets. It is the oldest municipal cemetery for enslaved and free Blacks known to exist in the Richmond area. An 1810 map shows the Negro Burial Ground near Broad Street and Shockoe Creek. Today the Burial Ground...
directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2010), 51 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2, Interview with Deborah Gray White, Professor of History, Rutgers University. 2 of 2
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
Deborah Gray White is interviewed about the journal of Frances "Fanny" Kemble, the lives of slave women, Harriet Jacobs, headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty, what it means to be white vs. what it means to be black, the persistence of racism because of attitudes formed during slavery, Butler Island and bla...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston; interview by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 1 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4, Interview with Norrece T. Jones, Associate Professor of History and African American Studies, Virginia Commonwealth University. 4 of 4
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 mins
Norrece Jones is interviewed about Butler Island and lives of slaves on large plantations, the breaking up of families and desperate actions by slaves to avoid being sold, Frances "Fanny" Kemble, Headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty, sexual violence against female slaves, the brutality of female slave owne...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Part 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 53 mins
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American Experience, Part 3, The Abolitionists - Part 3
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 3 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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Circle Unbroken: A Gullah Journey From Africa To America
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directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
75% of all enslaved Africans coming to America came in through the ports of Charleston, Beaufort & the sea islands of South Carolina. This beautiful, picturesque tourist destination is the epicenter of the Gullah culture; the foundation of African American history. From the horrors of middle passage slave voyages...
directed by Clark Santee, fl. 1983-2014; produced by Ron Small, fl. 1989 (New York, NY: Soundview Media Partners, 2014), 55 mins
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Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies
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directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour
The practice of disinterring cadavers (grave robbing or bodysnatching) for purposes of medical dissection was widespread in the 19th and early 20th centuries in the United States. Those individuals who job was to secure bodies for the dissecting labs of medical colleges were known as Resurrectionists. During the 1...
directed by Shawn Utsey, fl. 2011; produced by Virginia Commonwealth University. Department of African American Studies and Burn Baby Burn Productions (United States: Privately Published, 2011), 1 hour
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Catherine Clinton, Writer and Historian
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 13 mins
Catherine Clinton is interviewed about Frances "Fanny" Kemble, her marriage to Pierce Butler, and her journals documenting slave life on Butler Island, the lives of women slaves, the breaking of families, the Weeping Time, slavery as a symbol of power and how it still impacts American society.
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 13 mins
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Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Cornelia Bailey, Folklorist and Slave Descendant
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directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 55 mins
Cornelia Bailey is interviewed about ancestral memories of coping and perseverance, going to a better place, spiritual communication, the importance of family, revenge stories, life as an overseer, making do with what you have, Butler Island and slave life, hardships of working in rice and feeding your family, pre...
directed by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017; produced by Llewellyn Smith, fl. 1987-2017, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 55 mins
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American Experience, Part 2, The Abolitionists - Part 2
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directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Molly Jacobs, 1980- and Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names, the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women, black and white, Northerners and Southerners, poor and wealthy, these passionate anti-slavery activists fought body and soul in the most important ci...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009, Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Molly Jacobs, 1980- and Kathryn Lord, fl. 2005-2017, WGBH Boston, in American Experience, Part 2 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2013), 53 mins
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