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  • African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | The Black Atlantic | PBS

Duration: 53:10 (Full Program)
Program: African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross #101
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 2013

“The Black Atlantic” explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented “20-and-odd” slaves came to Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores. The transatlantic slave trade soon became a vast empire connecting three continents.



Post Date: October 23, 2013
Expiration Date: October 23, 2017