The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The African Americans, Many Rivers to Cross

A series from PBS, that  chronicles the full sweep of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent right up to today when America remains a nation deeply divided by race.

  • Episode 1:The Black Atlantic
  • Episode 2: The Age of Slavery
  • Episode 3: Into the Fire (1861-1896)
  • Episode 4: Making a Way of No Way (1897-1940)
  • Episode 5: Rise! (1940-1968)
  • Episode 6: Toward a More Perfect Union (1968-2013)

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