Resistance

The actor explores the unique cultural legacy enslaved Africans brought to the United States, with Grammy-winning musician Rhiannon Giddens. In Nashville, he hears the Jubilee Singers perform the resistance songs that contained coded messages to help fugitives find safe passage. Plus, journalist Simcha Jacobovici meets historians in South Carolina who reveal the history of black soldiers who served in the Union Army during the Civil War, helping to overturn slavery

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