Will Smith, using graphics & actors, hosts this survey of the long struggle for Blacks to become full citizens, centering on the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution.
This TV film focuses on the heroic 2 years that Black Abolitionist Charlotte Forten spent teaching ex-slaves at Port Royal during the Civil War.
The dark story of slavery in America, from its arrival in Virginia in the 7th Century, through the Civil War, & also of Abolitionists who fought it.
The last 3 bloody years in the life of Abolitionist John Brown are told through the eyes of a young freed slave boy mistaken as a girl.
The story of how abolitionists brought about the freeing of captive Africans who revolted against their captors on the ship ironically named Amistad.