Slavery by Another Name

Laws to Criminalize Black Life?

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

Author Douglas A. Blackmon describes the Black Codes enacted in 1865 that worked to criminalize black life.

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 …