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Enslaved: Episode 6, Abolition

What finally put an end to the transatlantic slave trade? Samuel L. Jackson and a team of journalists find out in the finale of Enslaved, Nov. 22 at 9 p.m.

Enslaved: Episode 5, Resistance

Find out how enslaved Africans resisted and sought freedom in Africa, in the U.S., and on the high seas in the fifth episode of Enslaved, Nov. 15 at 9 p.m.

'Enslaved' reading list

Historian Natasha Henry has designed a list of reading and resources to extend the exploration of the topics explored in the docuseries with a special focus on Black Canadian history.

Freedom ships and the little-known history of resistance

Freedom ships brought enslaved people to Canada: a little-known history of resistance and ingenuity

Enslaved: Episode 4, New World Cultures

Discover how much of our global culture – from reggae to mathematical fractals — originate in Africa in Epsiode 4 of Enslaved, Nov. 8 at 9 p.m.

Enslaved explores the banjo's African roots

Grammy winner explains why bluegrass is actually Black music to Samuel L. Jackson

Enslaved: Episode 3, Follow the Money

How did Europe's 17th Century mania for coffee cause an expansion in the transatlantic slave trade? Find out on the third episode of Enslaved, Nov. 1 at 9 p.m.

Enslaved: Episode 2, Rationalization

How did Europeans rationalize the practice of chattel slavery? A team of investigative journalists finds out in Episode 2 of Enslaved, Oct. 25 at 9 p.m.

'This is a grave site': Diving with a Purpose surfaces the history of the transatlantic slave trade

Beneath the waves lie the wrecks of slave ships and the remains of roughly two million Africans who died en route to a life of captivity. Diving with a Purpose works to honour their history

Enslaved: Episode 1, Cultures Left Behind

Sunday, Oct.18 9pm/9:30 NT on CBC and CBC Gem. In the first episode of Enslaved, Samuel L. Jackson discovers his roots in what is now Gabon

Enslaved: uncovering the history of the transatlantic slave trade

Actor Samuel L. Jackson leads a six-part investigation now on CBC and CBC Gem

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