The Part of History You’ve Always Skipped | Neoslavery

From “Knowing Better”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

First there were the Pilgrims, then there was the Civil War. After MLK ended segregation, racism disappeared from the country. If the Standard American History Myth that we’ve all been taught is incorrect – When was the last slave freed in America?

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BetterU Animations by Crafting with the Nuts

Voice-overs and Warren Reese Speech by Atun-Shei Films

Frederick Douglass Speech by Jabrils

Slavery by Another Name: The Re-Enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II (2010)
Douglas A. Blackmon

Slavery by Another Name (2012) –
The Long Shadow (2017) –
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War (2004) –
13th (2016) –
Amend: The Fight for America (2021) –
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (2013) –

-Youtube Videos-
Joseph House Lecture Series: Florida’s Convict Lease System and its Legacy of Prison Abuse –
Convict Leasing, Forced Labor, Theft of Black Wealth: The Case of the Chattahoochee Brick Company –


Video Credits –
What I Can Teach You About Racism –
Why the 3/5ths Compromise Was Anti-Slavery –
Leo & Layla’s History Adventures with Frederick Douglass –
Frederick Douglass: From Slave to Statesman –
Was the Civil War About Slavery? –
The Inconvenient Truth About the Democratic Party –
What’s Wrong With The 1619 Project? –

Photo Credits –

Production Assistant – Rozarah

Research Assistant – Jesspsettle

Music – Michael Cotten
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Channel Art – PoetheWonderCat

Hashtags: #history #politics #slavery #neoslavery #convictleasing #debtpeonage #prisonlabor #prisonindustrialcomplex #blackcrime #convictlabor #reconstruction #segregation

0:00 Introduction
2:11 The Standard American History Myth
8:57 America’s Founding
17:29 Abolition
23:53 Civil War
32:29 Reconstruction
36:09 Black Codes
40:14 Convict Leasing
45:58 Debt Peonage
57:00 Jim Crow
1:06:26 Involuntary Servitude
1:11:26 Conclusion

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