Independent Lens

More than a Month: How Does Confederate History Mesh with Bl

Clip: Season 13 Episode 15 | 3m 39s

When filmmaker Shukree Tilghman goes to a gathering of Confederate history enthusiasts in Virginia, he feels as if he has stepped behind enemy lines. While participants advocate for the establishment of a special month dedicated to their own heritage and history, it seems that some participants do not see how the issue of slavery and the African American experience intersects with their own.

Aired: 02/16/12

Rating: TV-PG

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