PBS Short Film Festival

The History of White People in America

Season 2020 Episode 7 | 5m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

In the decades after Bacon's Rebellion, an African man and an English woman - husband and wife - sing of their fate, their future as law by law, edict by edict, their family, their marriage, their love made illegal. "How America Outlawed Interracial Marriage" is a part of the series THE HISTORY OF WHITE PEOPLE IN AMERICA, which examines how skin color has come to define race in our country.

Aired: 07/13/20

Expires: 07/12/22

Rating: NR

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