Mercy Street Season 2, Episode 5 GIF Recap

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Catch up on Episode 5, Unknown Soldier, with an episode recap. Warning: Spoilers ahead.

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Making a Change: Educating Former Slaves

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Anya Jabour, Ph.D., explains that even though they were denied education in slavery, African Americans were determined to have it in freedom.

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Roots of Resistance

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Genealogist Kenyatta D. Berry discusses slave resistance in the Colonies and Caribbean, and how education and resistance later went hand-in-hand.

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Code-switching and Fluidity as a Strategy for Survival

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Audrey P. Davis, Director of the Alexandria Black History Museum, discusses the coping mechanisms African American characters must employ to survive plot twists and power struggles in Mercy Street.

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