VHS, 32 min., 1986, Study guide available
For the first time, the life and accomplishments, the struggle and hard labor of black Arkansans from territorial days to the present are documented with rare photographs, maps, illustrations, newspapers, and lively scholarly interpretation. The story is organized into five chronological time periods: Black Pioneers Before 1803, No Share in the Harvest: 1803-1860, First Freedom: 1860-1900, Tell 'Em We're Risin': 1900-1954, and We Speak for Ourselves: 1954-1986.
Persistence of the Spirit
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