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Africans In America, Interview with John Edgar Wideman, Author, Amherst College
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produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
John Edgar Wideman is interviewed about the aftermath of the Revolution in 1793, what it means to be an African American in white America, a separate black church, the Yellow Fever epidemic and racism, the Matthew Carey pamphlet, Richard Allen, African American migration south to work in cotton fields, what it fel...
produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 25 mins
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Africans In America, Interview with Peter Wood, Professor of History, Duke University.  1 of 2
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directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 53 mins
Peter Wood is interviewed about the first settlers who came to America, the need for labor in Jamestown, English Protestantism, the implications of tobacco on labor needs in Virginia, the Africans' arrival in 1619, inheriting the mother's slave status, the shift from indentured servitude to lifelong slavery, the d...
directed by Orlando Bagwell, 1951-; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, Public Broadcasting Service, in Africans In America (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 53 mins
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Africans In America, Program Four, Interview with William Dusinberre, Professor of History, University of Warwick
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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, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 33 mins
William Dusinberre is interviewed about Frances "Fanny" Kemble, wife of Pierce Butler and her journals documenting slave life; brutality on Butler Island, the lives of headman Frank and the rape of his wife Betty on Butler Island, the breaking up of families, Dusinberre's belief that slaves practiced non-violent...
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, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 33 mins
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Africans In America, 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, 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, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
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Africans In America, Program Four, Interview with William Scarborough, Professor of History, University of Southern Mississippi at Hattiesburg
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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, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 59 mins
William Scarborough is interviewed about slavery as central institution in the south, antebellum slavery and emancipation process, slavery and the Constitution, David Walker's appeal, Nat Turner insurrection, the South and the abolitionist movement, curtailment of civil liberties, slavery and perceptions of menial...
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, Program Four (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 59 mins
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Africans In America, Program Three, Interview with Noel Ignatiev, Writer and Historian, Du Bois Institute, Harvard University, Visiting Associate Professor Bowdoin College
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directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans In America, Program Three (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
Noel Ignatiev is interviewed about the aftermath of Nat Turner's rebellion and the beginning of abolitionism, the expulsion of Native Americans to expand the system of slavery, westward expansion, slavery in the 19th century, slavery and race, fear of black equality, Frederick Douglass, racial supremacy, free soil...
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston; interview by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, in Africans In America, Program Three (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 57 mins
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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1, Interview with Akosua Perbi, Professor of History, University of Ghana
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 44 mins
Akosua Perbi is interviewed about the impact of raids and kidnappings, warfare as a source of enslavement in Ghana, slave markets in Ghana, slaves given as tributes, minor offences leading to enslavement, external enslavement vs internal enslavement, fear, suspicion and insecurity during the time of slavery, the...
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Orlando Bagwell, 1951- and Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1 (WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 44 mins
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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1, Interview with Frances Latimer, Historian
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directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 53 mins
Frances Latimer is interviewed about the history of her family in Virginia, what Africans might have encountered when they first arrived, free man Francis Payne, land owner Anthony Johnson, Colony life for black and mulatto women, use of the court system, "Mine own ground," slave codes, reasons to study African...
directed by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 1 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 53 mins
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Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 3, Interview with Margaret Washington, Associate Professor of History, Cornell University.  3 of 4
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directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
Margaret Washington is interviewed about the significance of Philadelphia in the 1790s, Richard Allen, the life of Jarena Lee and her spiritual conversion, Thomas Jefferson and modern racism, black labor at Monticello, the impact of the cotton gin, the end of the Atlantic slave trade, Gabriel's Rebellion, formatio...
directed by Jacquie Jones, 1965-; produced by Jacquie Jones, 1965-, WGBH Boston, in Africans In America, Season 1, Episode 3 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2017), 1 hour 6 mins
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American Experience, Reconstruction, the Second Civil War: Interview with James G. Marston, III, Descendant of Louisiana Planter
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produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2004), 33 mins
In the tumultuous years after the Civil War (1863-77), America grappled with how to rebuild itself, how to successfully bring the South back into the Union and how to bring former slaves into the life of the country. Marston talks about his aunt's stories about tough times, his great-grandfather and great-uncles,...
produced by WGBH Educational Foundation, in American Experience (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2004), 33 mins
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