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  • African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | Classroom | St. Augustine, Florida | PBS

Duration: 03:44
Program: African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 2013

Runaway slaves who fled to St. Augustine, Florida, were granted freedom by the Spanish for political reasons. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. visits Fort Mose in Florida, site of the first free black settlement. This video is an excerpt from Episode One, The Black Atlantic, from the series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Post Date: October 23, 2013