Tag Archives: convict leasing

  • Eric Holder’s Wife Tells Her Story in PBS’ ‘Slavery by Another Name’

    Jan 11, 12 by Cherie Saunders 9 Comments

    *Imagine this… You do some research into your family tree and discover that your uncle, who was born nearly 30 years after slavery, was one of thousands of black men pulled back into a forced labor system in which they were arrested – largely on trumped up charges – and compelled to work without pay as […]