Slavery by Another Name

The Economics of Rebuilding

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 48s

“In the absence of any means to supply freed slaves with land, the Freedmen’s Bureau and northern military commanders stationed in the South encouraged blacks to enter into labor contracts with whites."

Aired: 03/12/12

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.