ETV Classics

Praise House: A Tradition (1991)

Season 2 Episode 2 | 28m 22s  | Video has closed captioning.

Praise houses were erected as a place of worship on the plantation, but the real intentions were to keep enslaved Africans from mingling with others on different plantations. Despite the controlled measures, the praise house become the center of the community for enslaved Africans and where freedom was most experienced.

Aired: 02/10/23

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

ETV Classics is a local public television program presented by SCETV.