The History of White People in America

How America Made Skin Color Power

Season 01  Episode 3

How skin became color, color became race and race became power as told by President Thomas Jefferson, Sally Hemings, and one of their six children, Eston Hemings.


READ ON: WGBH's Stacy Buchanan talks with director/musician Pierce Freelon about the series and the experience of working with his mother, jazz singer Nnenna Freelon, on the project.