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Prince Among Slaves

2007 Rated NR 1hr

Abdul Rahman, an African prince who was sold into slavery, spent four decades in servitude before an amazing coincidence took him to the White House to meet President John Quincy Adams, where he was granted his freedom. Mos Def narrates this PBS documentary that includes reenactments of scenes from Rahman's life and interviews with historians who discuss the conditions faced by slaves in early America.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; Dominion over Others: Slavery at Home in the World featurette; Writing in the Sand: The Legacy of Muslim Slavery featurette; Land of Faith & Liberty: The Muslim Kingdom of Futa Jallon featurette.