Slavery by Another Name

The Significance of the Chain Gang

Clip: Season 1 | 1m 38s

Historian Talitha LeFlouria explains the chain gang system, population breakdown and its significance in the South.

Aired: 02/12/12

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.