26 min

The history of 1619 and the film, "Harriet" Basic Black

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The 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans to arrive to America and Harriet Tubman -- the most well-known conductor on the Underground Railroad, and her amazing story, now portrayed in a newly released film, "Harriet."

Panelists:

Marita Rivero, President and C-E-O of the Museum of African American History. She is also a former VP and General Manager of Radio and Television, here at WGBH

Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson, Asst. Prof. of Africana Studies at Wellesley College. She is the author of, "Force & Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence"

Renee Graham, Assoc. Editor and Opinion Columnist for The Boston Globe

Kim McLarin, Assoc. Prof. of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College. She is also a columnist, for the Washington Post's "The Lily."

Callie Crossley, hosts.

The 400th anniversary of the first enslaved Africans to arrive to America and Harriet Tubman -- the most well-known conductor on the Underground Railroad, and her amazing story, now portrayed in a newly released film, "Harriet."

Panelists:

Marita Rivero, President and C-E-O of the Museum of African American History. She is also a former VP and General Manager of Radio and Television, here at WGBH

Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson, Asst. Prof. of Africana Studies at Wellesley College. She is the author of, "Force & Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence"

Renee Graham, Assoc. Editor and Opinion Columnist for The Boston Globe

Kim McLarin, Assoc. Prof. of Writing, Literature and Publishing, Emerson College. She is also a columnist, for the Washington Post's "The Lily."

Callie Crossley, hosts.

26 min

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