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Slavery by Another Name (2012)

A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.


Samuel D. Pollard


Sheila Curran Bernard, Anne Seidlitz (contributing writer)
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Credited cast:
Laurence Fishburne ... (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Turron Kofi Alleyne ... John Davis
Douglas A. Blackmon Douglas A. Blackmon ... Historian
Mary Ellen Curtin Mary Ellen Curtin ... Historian
Pete Daniels Pete Daniels ... Historian
James Grossman James Grossman ... Himself
Shane Guilbeau ... Untitled
Tyler Hollinger ... Warren Reese
Curt Karibalis Curt Karibalis ... Judge Thomas Goode Jones
David Levering Lewis David Levering Lewis ... Historian
Tom Martin ... James Kennedy
Khalil Gibran Muhammad Khalil Gibran Muhammad ... Historian
Mike Parker ... John Pace
Alesha Renee ... Carrie Kinsey


A documentary that recounts the many ways in which American slavery persisted as a practice many decades after its supposed abolition.

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13 February 2012 (USA) See more »

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Alabama, USA See more »


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$2,000,000 (estimated)
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Profit Outweighs Humanity

This documentary is a must-see for every Black person and even non-Black people living in American today. I had no idea that after the Thirteenth Amendment was passed, Black people were continued to be brutally and viciously forced into servitude and forced labor through convict leasing and peonage.

Even though the hardship and cruelty that Black people deal with today has lessened, the racial profiling, the shooting of innocent Black men at the hands of White police, and the increasing population of Black people in prison continue to prevail.

I am going to forward the documentary link of the movie so others can know the truth of America, the land in which we live.

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