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Slavery by Another Name

Laws to Criminalize Black Life?

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 49s

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 funding is provided by Georgia-Pacific, KeyBank Foundation and Merck; and by the General Mills Foundation; the Omicron Member Boulé of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Minneapolis; and Frances Wilkinson.