PBS NewsHour

Activists fight to memorialize site of largest slave auction

Clip: 12/28/2022 | 7m 59s | Video has closed captioning.

Activists in Georgia are fighting to shine a spotlight on The Weeping Time, a little-known but very painful moment in American history. More than 150 years ago in Savannah, the largest single auction of enslaved people in the history of the United States was held. Special correspondent Benedict Moran reports for our arts and culture series, "CANVAS."

Aired: 12/28/22

Rating: NR

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