62 results for your search

Freedom on the Move
See details
written by Cornell University (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2013),
Source: freedomonthemove.org
written by Cornell University (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2013),
Source: freedomonthemove.org
×
A Son of Africa
See details
directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
The Interesting Narration of the Life of Olaudah Equiano, or Gustavus Vassa the African was the first influential slave autobiography. It caused a sensation when published in 1789, fueling a growing anti-slavery movement in the U.S. and England. This BBC production employs dramatic reconstruction, archival materia...
directed by Alrick Riley (San Francisco, CA: California Newsreel, 1996), 29 mins
×
Until the Well Runs Dry: Medicine and the Exploitation of Black Bodies
See details
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
×
Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Catherine Clinton, Writer and Historian
See details
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
×
Africans in America: Judgment Day (1831-1861), Season 1, Episode 4, Interview with Cornelia Bailey, Folklorist and Slave Descendant
See details
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
×
Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Season 1, Episode 2, Interview with John Riley, Mount Vernon Historian
See details
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Season 1, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
John Riley is interviewed about George Washington's views on slavery, his low opinion of slaves, his position in 18th century Virginia society, his decision not to break up families by selling slaves, his marriage to Martha and her dowry, how the tobacco economy contributed to the Revolution, free blacks and armed...
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Noland Walker, fl. 2003, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: Revolution (1750–1805), Season 1, Episode 2 (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 1998), 1 hour 6 mins
×
Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750), Interview with Catherine Acholonu, Associate Professor of English Literature, Awuku College of Education, Nigeria
See details
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation), 44 mins
Catherine Acholonu is interviewed about the importance of Equiano's narrative, how Africans reacted to the possibility of being stolen into slavery, Equiano's family's reaction when told about Equiano's story, Equiano's people and the difference between African slavery and American slavery.
directed by Noland Walker, fl. 2003; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989 and Orlando Bagwell, 1951-, WGBH Boston, in Africans in America: The Terrible Transformation (1562–1750) (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation), 44 mins
×
American Experience, Part 2, The Abolitionists - Part 2
See details
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
×
American Experience: The Abolitionists, Interview with David William Blight, part 6 of 6
See details
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 16 mins
David William Blight is Class of 1954 Professor of American History at Yale University and Director of the Gilder-Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition. His works include: Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory; Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory & the American Civil War;...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 16 mins
×
American Experience: The Abolitionists, Interview with James Brewer Stewart, part 2 of 5
See details
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Apograph Productions and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 30 mins
James Brewer Stewart, James Wallace Professor of History Emeritus, Macalester College, retired, and the founder and director of Historians Against Slavery. Stewart's books include Holy Warriors: The Abolitionists and American Slavery. He has published biographies of four very well-known enemies of slavery: Joshua...
directed by Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009; produced by Susan Bellows, fl. 1989, Rob Rapley, fl. 1994-2009 and Molly Jacobs, 1980-, Apograph Productions and WGBH Boston, in American Experience: The Abolitionists (Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2013), 30 mins
×

Pages