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Slavery by Another Name

Pig Laws and Imprisonment

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 24s

Historian Khalil Muhammad explains the period after reconstruction, the establishment of Pig Laws and how that led to changes in prison populations.

Aired: 02/12/12

Rating: NR

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