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Documentary Reveals How Emancipated Slaves Began New Lives After Civil War09:24
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Wednesday marks the end of Black History Month, and we have a story that begins at the end of the Civil War in 1865. Four million African-American slaves were emancipated. In the chaos following war, where would they go? How would they reunite with family?

David Freudberg of Humankind explores this history in his new documentary, "The Freed People."

This segment aired on February 28, 2018.

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