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INDEPENDENT LENS | THE ORDER OF MYTHS | Film Clip 2

Duration: 01:55

The doctrine, "separate but equal" ended in the 1950s, right? Think again. At America's oldest Mardi Gras -- celebrated each year in Mobile, Alabama --;events remain segregated between white and black residents. Beneath the surface of pageantry, lies a complex story about race relations and the ever-present racial divide that persists in America today.
In this clip, a Mobile resident shares the harrowing tale of the last slave ship to enter the U.S., through Mobile Bay.

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Post Date: February 17, 2009