Across Cultures

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The Road Taken

The Road Taken
1996, director: Selwyn Jacob

Excerpt (2:22)


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Black jazz musician Joe Sealy talks about the experiences of Black sleeping-car porters like his father who worked on the Canadian railways from the early 1900s through the 1960s. The Joe Sealy Quartet performs.