Virginia Currents

Trail of Enslaved Africans; Combating Racism (#2812)

Season 28 Episode 12 | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Virginia Currents, take a step back in time & walk in the footsteps of enslaved Africans in Shockoe Bottom, where they were held in jails and sold on auction blocks. Hear the stories of the people who endured the slave trade and the people who tried to secretly end it. Find out about some brave history makers during our Unlocking RVA Tour of a City on 7 Hills.

Aired: 02/28/19

Rating: NR

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Virginia Currents is a local public television program presented by VPM.