Wednesday, October 23, 2013

PBS Many Rivers To Cross: The Black Atlantic

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THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS: The Black Atlantic

“The Black Atlantic” explores the global experiences that created the African-American people. Beginning a century before the first documented “20-and-odd” slaves came to Jamestown, Virginia, the episode portrays the earliest Africans, slave and free, who arrived on these shores. The transatlantic slave trade soon became a vast empire connecting three continents.


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