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African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

This series chronicles the full sweep of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through five centuries of historic events right up to present day -- when America has a black President, yet remains a nation deeply divided by race. It explores the origins of the people from Africa whose enslavement led to the creation of the African American people, as well as the multiplicity of cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives that African Americans have developed against unimaginable odds. All of these elements define black culture and society in its extraordinarily . . .

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Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 11:00 AM
"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 6 G
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Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Nov 17, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Making A Way Out of No Way (1897-1940)" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 - 1:00 AM "Rise! (1940-1968)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Rise! (1940-1968)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Nov 24, 2013 - 9:00 PM "Rise! (1940-1968)" (PLUS)
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Wednesday, Nov 27, 2013 - 1:00 AM "A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)" (PLUS)
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Sunday, Dec 1, 2013 - 11:00 AM "A More Perfect Union (1968-2013)" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 19, 2016 - 4:00 PM "The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 - 4:00 PM "The Age of Slavery (1800-1860)" (PLUS)
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Saturday, Apr 2, 2016 - 4:00 PM "Into The Fire (1861-1896)" (PLUS)
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