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The Black Codes: A Continuation of Unequal Treatment After The Civil War

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The 13th Amendment ended slavery. However, Southern whites quickly found a way to attempt to control the freedom of blacks. They did so through the Black Codes. The codes continued to perpetuate a system of unequal treatment. Continue reading “The Black Codes: A Continuation of Unequal Treatment After The Civil War”

7/22/15: PBS Documentary “Slavery By Another Name”

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“SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME” is a PBS documentary that chronicles the beginnings of using forced labor in prisons dating back to the 1800’s. This is not a new phenomenon! Gives a great historical context.  The movie can be viewed in it’s entirety by clicking on the link below:

http://www.slaverybyanothername.com/pbs-film/

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