FREE RECORDING of Railroad Ties – a documentary about the Underground Railroad – sponsored by Ancestry

From Railroad Ties:

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Image: Public Domain

“Six descendants of fugitive slaves and abolitionists come together in Brooklyn to discover more about their lineage. Documenting each person learning about their ancestors, and featuring renowned historian, Henry Louis Gates Jr., the film interweaves powerful personal moments with contextual historical anecdotes. The very human story of the Underground Railroad unfolds through Ancestry records, each discovery revealing the dynamic impact our history has on identity, family and legacy. The film takes a personal look at how understanding our family’s past can influence not just who we are, but how we see ourselves.”

Watch Railroad Ties – an amazing 23 minute film featuring Dr, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. – for free! Click HERE for details. Also, Amazon Prime Video subscribers can watch HERE for free.

 

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