Rhode Island PBS Weekly

Rhode Island PBS Weekly 6/23/2021

Season 2 Episode 225 | 25m | Video has closed captioning.

Rhode Island PBS Weekly explores overlooked histories. First, contributing reporter Erica Ayisi profiles Paul Cuffee, who was once one of the wealthiest people of color in America. Then, Bill Bartholomew investigates Rhode Island’s historic ties to the slave trade. Finally, Lylah Alphonse, Editor of Globe Rhode Island, offers a commentary on how history is erased—and restored.

Aired: 06/23/21

Rating: NR

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Rhode Island PBS Weekly is a local public television program presented by Rhode Island PBS.