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  • African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | Classroom | Creative Resistance | PBS

Duration: 01:10
Program: African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
Broadcast Date: Oct. 23, 2013

Slaves created a new culture in the New World, despite Europeans' efforts to erase their identities. Historians James H. Sweet and Vincent Brown discuss aspects of early African-American culture. 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