"African American Life" explores African life, indentured servitude & slavery in the Americas, resisting slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, segregation, civil rights, the biography of Martin Luther King Jr. and African Americans today. The American History for Children video series invites children to learn about America's history by using large, brightly colored graphics and animations, charming live-action portrayals of historic figures and engaging stories told from a child's point of view. Also includes sing-along songs withon-screen lyrics and up-beat music to add to the excitement of the programs. In addition to covering the standard historical figures and events, this series also includes the perspectives of women, children and other groups in history whose stories are often overlooked. 25 min. video. For Grades K-4/Ages 4-10. 1996 Parents' Choice Video Group Honor Award Winner.