The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

Classroom | Creative Resistance

Special | 1m 10s

Slaves created a new culture in the New World, despite Europeans' efforts to erase their identities. Historians James H. Sweet and Vincent Brown discuss aspects of early African-American culture. This video is an excerpt from Episode One, The Black Atlantic, from the series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Aired: 10/22/13

Rating: NR

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