2019-09-26 12:06:56

What Is The Fugitive Slave Act?

Although it has been 170 years since the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850, the remnants of this law are still felt through the United States justice system today. In this video, we break down what the Fugitive Slave Act was, how it came to be, and how it continues to affect the criminal justice system today.

Find out more about the importance of criminal justice reform by watching the documentary "Healing Justice" a film by Shakti Butler, coming soon to Free Speech TV.

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