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Freedom in Congo Square

Author: Carole Boston Weatherford; R Gregory Christie; JD Jackson; Dreamscape Media,
Publisher: Holland, Ohio : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2017.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Juvenile audience : English : Widescreen editionView all editions and formats
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As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when, at least for half a day, they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans.
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Genre/Form: Short films
Children's films
Animated films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Carole Boston Weatherford; R Gregory Christie; JD Jackson; Dreamscape Media,
ISBN: 9781520079066 1520079060
OCLC Number: 995498689
Language Note: English dialogue; English subtitles.
Notes: "Read-a-long."
Street Smart: 7/25/17.
Based on the book by Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie.
Iconographic.
Widescreen.
Cast: Narrated by JD Jackson.
Target Audience: Not rated.; Closed-captioned.
Description: 1 videodisc (12 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Coretta Scott King honorees Carole Boston Weatherford and R. Gregory Christie.

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As slaves relentlessly toiled in an unjust system in 19th century Louisiana, they all counted down the days until Sunday, when, at least for half a day, they were briefly able to congregate in Congo Square in New Orleans.

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