African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

This series chronicles the full sweep of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through five centuries of historic events right up to present day -- when America has a black President, yet remains a nation deeply divided by race. It explores the origins of the people from Africa whose enslavement led to the creation of the African American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives that African Americans have developed against unimaginable odds. All of these elements define black culture and society in its extraordinarily . . .

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Sunday, Nov 17, 2019 - 10:00 AM
"The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)"
This opening episode explores the truly global experiences that created the African American people. Beginning a full century before the first documented slaves arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, this segment portrays the earliest Africans, both slave and free, who arrived on these shores. Part 1 of 6 G
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Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 - 10:00 AM "The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 - 10:00 AM "Into The Fire (1861-1896)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Dec 8, 2019 - 10:00 AM "Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Dec 15, 2019 - 10:00 AM "Rise! (1940-1968)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Dec 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM "A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 6, 2020 - 7:00 AM "The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 13, 2020 - 7:00 AM "The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 20, 2020 - 7:00 AM "Into The Fire (1861-1896)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Sep 27, 2020 - 7:00 AM "Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)" (PLUS)
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