African Americans: Many Rivers To Cross

The earliest Africans, both slave and free, who arrived on American shores are explored.

Episodes

The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Tuesday, February 4, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
The Age Of Slavery (1800-1860)
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Thursday, February 13, 2014 from 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Into The Fire (1861-1896)
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Tuesday, February 18, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Thursday, February 20, 2014 from 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Making A Way Out Of No Way (1897-1940)
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Tuesday, November 12, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
Rise! (1940-1968)
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Tuesday, November 19, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Thursday, November 21, 2013 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Tuesday, March 4, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Thursday, March 6, 2014 from 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
It's Nation Time (1968-2013)
    Past Broadcasts:
  • Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. on OPB TV
  • Thursday, November 28, 2013 from 1:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. on OPB TV
  • Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. on OPB PLUS
  • Thursday, March 13, 2014 from 4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. on OPB PLUS
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