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Sapelo

Season 10 Episode 3 | 1hr 31m 22s

On Sapelo island, two young brothers, JerMarkest and Jonathan, are coming of age in the last remaining enclave of the Saltwater Geechee. As Sapelo’s storyteller and elder matriarch, their adoptive mother, Cornelia Walker Bailey, works to preserve what remains of her African-American community in the face of encroachment by property developers.

Aired: 04/06/22 | Expires: 01/20/24
Sapelo
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