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        Uncovering Truth and Fiction

        This Slavery by Another Name Unit focuses on analyzing media and writings produced during the early twentieth century as well as making connections to contemporary media forms and outlets, including the journalism of Slavery by Another Name author Douglas A. Blackmon. Students will deconstruct both opinion and myth and write in a variety of media forms while also evaluating the integrity of facts.

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        An Unlikely Advocate

        This film clip from Slavery by Another Name highlights the letters of Ezekiel Archey, a convict laborer who, in 1883, began advocating for justice by writing letters to the Alabama Inspector of Prisons about the treacherous conditions at the Pratt Coal Mines.

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        An Unlikely Response

        In this excerpt from the book Slavery by Another Name, author Douglas A. Blackmon writes about the reaction, from white and black readers, to the Wall Street Journal article that he wrote about convict leasing and how that article laid the foundation for his writing of the book.

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