[video] Nas Learns 3rd Great Grandmother named Pocahontas Was Sold for $830

This short clip brings some great context to the brutality of slavery and the triumph of these remarkable people breaking free of the chains of their evil slave masters.

Nas encounters his 3rd Great-Grandmother’s Bill of Sale, a devastatingly telling document, and imagines what his enslaved ancestors’ daily lives might have been like, from hardships and pain to marriage and celebration.