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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | Episode | 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.

S1 E1 | 0:53:10 | AIRED: 10/22/2013 | EXPIRES: 12/23/2021 |
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