African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross

Episode Guide


Season 1


A More Perfect Union (1968-2013) (#106)

After 1968, African Americans set out to build a bright new future on the foundation of the civil ...

Rise! (1940-1968) (#105)

Rise! examines the long road to civil rights, when the deep contradictions in American society ...

Making A Way Out Of No Way (1897-1940) (#104)

Airs: Sunday, August 30
Something from Nothing portrays the Jim Crow era, when African Americans struggled to build their ...

Into The Fire (1861-1896) (#103)

Airs: Sunday, August 23
Into the Fire examines the most tumultuous and consequential period in African American history: ...

The Age Of Slavery (1800-1860) (#102)

Airs: Sunday, August 16
The Age of Slavery illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the ...

The Black Atlantic (1500-1800) (#101)

Airs: Sunday, August 9
The Black Atlantic explores the truly global experiences that created the African American people. ...

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