Part of the "America's Journey Through Slavery" series. Explores the daily life and customs of enslaved children and adults from Colonial times through the Emancipation. What foods did they eat? How did they celebrate marriage? What role did singing play in their lives? Through live-action vignettes, reenactments, archival photographs, and animated maps, the hardships and plight of African Americans living under the institution of slavery are dramatized. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.