Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Video: The African Americans - Many Rivers to Cross - Episode 1 - 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.

Aired: 10/22/2013

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