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THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS

Making a Way Out of No Way (1897-1940) - Preview

  • Aired: 11/12/2013
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
During the Jim Crow era, African Americans struggled to build their own worlds within the harsh confines of segregation. At the turn of the 20th century, a steady stream of African Americans left the South, fleeing racial violence and searching for better opportunities in the North and the West. At the same time, there was an ascendance of black arts and culture, such as The Harlem Renaissance.
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Premieres Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings.
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