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Meet the 'Puff Daddy' of Cotton

Shane’s journey begins in North Carolina, where Julius Tillery – a.k.a. “The Puff Daddy of Cotton” – is a 5th-generation Black cotton farmer. Julius and Shane dig into the rich soils that underlie the “Black Belt,” a broad swath of the South that formed the heart of the U.S. cotton industry.
Clip Season 1 Episode 6 Length 02:28 Premiere: 08/09/23

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Season 1 Episodes

The Ground Below

S1 E6 Length 54:53 Premiere Date 08/09/23

The Urban Jungle

S1 E5 Length 55:12 Premiere Date 08/02/23

The Replacements

S1 E4 Length 55:21 Premiere Date 07/24/23

Man's Best Friend

S1 E3 Length 55:23 Premiere Date 07/19/23

Top Predator

S1 E2 Length 55:24 Premiere Date 07/12/23

Strangers In Paradise

S1 E1 Length 55:11 Premiere Date 07/05/23

Episode 6 Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 08/09/23

How Geology Influenced Cotton Production

Clip Length 03:01 Premiere Date 08/09/23

Why the Boll Weevil is this Alabama Town's Mascot

Clip Length 02:36 Premiere Date 08/09/23

Meet the 'Puff Daddy' of Cotton

Clip Length 02:28 Premiere Date 08/09/23


Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 07/05/23

Our Impact on Planet Earth

Clip Length 01:30 Premiere Date 07/05/23

The Making of Episode 1: Strangers in Paradise

Clip Length 04:49 Premiere Date 07/05/23

Making 'Human Footprint': The Grind

Clip Length 06:51 Premiere Date 07/05/23

The 'Human Footprint' Soundtrack

Clip Length 04:57 Premiere Date 07/05/23

What Is 'Human Footprint'?

Clip Length 09:29 Premiere Date 07/05/23

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