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This program discusses the tragic circumstances suffered by Africans as a result of slavery in the Americas and legislation in their own homeland. Historical archives and modern-day accounts combine to create this compelling and memorable study. Segments span four centuries of hardship and hope.
- Slave Revolts: Recounts how a group of slaves revolted against their captors.
- Atlantic Slave Trade: Chronicles the tragedy of more than 11 million men and women who were forcibly taken from Africa to work on plantations in the Americas.
- Apartheid Takes Hold: Documents the onset of this oppressive policy in South Africa.
- The End Of Apartheid: Portrays the people and events that brought about the demise of apartheid.