The Origins of the Zombie, from Haiti to the U.S.

Special | 16m 50s  | Video has closed captioning.

In the first episode of our three-part special series, we explore the complex history of the zombie—from its origins in the spiritual beliefs of the African diaspora to the development of Vodou in Haiti. Learn how one of the most enduring monsters in popular culture evolved in the midst of slavery, racism and prejudice.

Aired: 10/16/20

Rating: NR


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