The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross - ALL EPISODES

Mar 12, 2014

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Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Henry Louis Gates, Jr., during the filming of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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About the Series

This six-part series chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present.

Presented and written by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., the series draws on some of America’s top historians and heretofore untapped primary sources, guiding viewers on an engaging journey across two continents to shed new light on the experience of being African American.

Among those interviewed are Kathleen Cleaver, Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Congressman John Lewis, civil rights activist Diane Nash and more.

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