The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The Age of Slavery

Episode 2 | 53m 10s Video has closed captioning.

The Age of Slavery illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people, these years were a time of opportunity, but for most African Americans, the era represented a new nadir. Yet as slavery intensified, so did resistance.

Aired: 10/29/13

Expires: 09/07/20

Rating: NR

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