A four-night, eight-hour event series, "Roots" is a historical portrait of one family's journey through American slavery and their will to survive and (more…)
02:00 — Vance works at the DMV, where he seduces a beautiful customer, Jewell (Olivia Brown). But Vance's father-in-law works in the same office, and interrup (more…)
02:20 — Historians talk about our changing understanding of the horrors of the slave trade's "middle passage" from Africa to America.
02:48 — The slave auction was the epitome of the system's dehumanization.