Slavery by Another Name

The Evolution of the Chain Gang

Clip: Season 1 | Video has closed captioning.

Author Douglas A. Blackmon explains how chain gangs evolved from the convict leasing system.

Aired: 02/12/12

Rating: NR

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Major funding for Slavery by Another Name is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, The Coca-Cola Company and the CPB/PBS Diversity and Innovation Fund. Additional …