Race and the Real U.S. Constitution

Mr. Francis spoke about how the U.S. Constitution was permeated with
slavery. He explained that various states had laws… read more

Mr. Francis spoke about how the U.S. Constitution was permeated with

slavery. He explained that various states had laws discriminating

against African-Americans even into the Twentieth Century. He

discussed the idea that the Declaration of Independence states that

“all men are created equal” and the problems he sees with that

statement. After his presentation Mr. Francis responded to audience members' questions. close

People in this video

Hosting Organization

More information about

Race and the Real U.S. Constitution

314 Views
Program ID:
110725-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Herndon, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 31, 1998
Last Aired:
Sep 1, 1998

Airing Details

  • Aug 31, 1998 | 5:27pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 31, 1998 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 01, 1998 | 4:04am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 01, 1998 | 2:20pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Purchase a DVD or Download

Race and the Real U.S. Constitution

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:04:22
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:04:22
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart