Michael Johnson: Survival of the Fastest

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Michael Johnson: Survival of the Fastest

Why is it that all the athletes that lined up for the men's 100m final at the Beijing Olympics could trace their ancestry back to the trans-Atlantic slave trade?

In this landmark documentary, Olympian Michael Johnson embarks on a personal genealogical and scientific journey in a bid to understand if he and other world-class African American and Caribbean athletes are successful as a result of slavery.

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Olympian Michael Johnson makes a personal genealogical and scientific journey to discover if African American and Caribbean athletes are successful as a result of slavery

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