The Legacy of Slavery
First Aired: February 15, 2004
Princeton University professor Cornel West joins a panel discussion with kids on the subjects of racism and slavery in America. The program begins with a look at slavery's history in this country, including the fact that many of the founding fathers were slave holders. In addition, there are recitations of written accounts by children who were slaves; and a segment on how many friendships today are based on color.
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- Premiered: September 16, 2001
- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: A special edition of the newsmagazine geared toward children that reports on topical issues, including the environment, politics and entertainment. (more)