African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross
"Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)"
African Americans struggle to build their own worlds within the harsh, narrow confines of segregation during the Jim Crow era. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans leave the South and search for opportunities in the North and West. Leaders like Ida B. Wells, W.E.B. Du Bois, Booker T. Washington and Marcus Garvey offer different strategies to further black empowerment and equality. Part 4 of 6G