The African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross

The history of African-Americans, beginning in the 1500s; and covering the expansion of slavery during the 18th century; the Jim Crow era; the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and '60s; and the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama.

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Season 1 Episode Guide

A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)

Season 1, Episode 6

November 26, 2013

Rise! (1940-1968)

Season 1, Episode 5

November 19, 2013

Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)

Season 1, Episode 4

November 12, 2013

Into the Fire (1861-1896)

Season 1, Episode 3

November 5, 2013

The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)

Season 1, Episode 2

October 29, 2013

The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)

Season 1, Episode 1

October 22, 2013

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  • Premiered: October 22, 2013
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: The history of African-Americans, beginning in the 1500s; and covering the expansion of slavery during the 18th century; the Jim Crow era; the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and '60s; and the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama. (more)

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