The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross (2013)

This Emmy Award-winning PBS series explores the cultural identity of African-Americans. Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. introduces viewers to the variety of religious, cultural and social perspectives which have shaped the African-American culture throughout our nation’s history, by consulting America’s top historians on African-American history, visiting historic sites, and interviewing individuals who have helped to create social change. Dr. Gates highlights the tragedies, triumphs and contradictions experienced by the African American community and sheds new light on what it means to be African-American in contemporary America.

The Series can be viewed FREE online at: http://www.pbs.org/wnet/african-americans-many-rivers-to-cross/video/

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