Africans In America
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- Africans In America
- Series Description
Broadcast: October 1998 This series explores the central paradox that is at the heart of the American story: a democracy that declared all men equal but enslaved and oppressed one people to provide independence and prosperity to another. The series opens in the 16th century on Africa's Gold Coast with the European and African trade, and ends on the eve of the American Civil War in 1861. Africans in America examines the economic and intellectual foundations of slavery in America and the global economy that prospered from it. The series reveals how the presence of African people and their struggle for freedom transformed America. Series release date: 10/1998
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Race and Ethnicity
- Smith, Llewellyn (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Africans In America,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 4, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7911A6D50AF341BDAE7466E223920A2F.
- MLA: “Africans In America.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 4, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7911A6D50AF341BDAE7466E223920A2F>.
- APA: Africans In America. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_7911A6D50AF341BDAE7466E223920A2F