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Independent Lens | How Does Confederate History Mesh with Black History? | PBS

Duration: 03:36
Program: Independent Lens #1315
Broadcast Date: Feb. 16, 2012

When filmmaker Shukree Tilghman goes to a gathering of Confederate history enthusiasts in Virginia, he feels as if he has stepped behind enemy lines. While participants advocate for the establishment of a special month dedicated to their own heritage and history, it seems that some participants do not see how the issue of slavery and the African American experience intersects with their own.

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Post Date: December 9, 2011