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African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross - The Age of Slavery

The Age of Slavery
The Age of Slavery illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people in places like Philadelphia, these years were a time of tremendous opportunity. But for most African Americans, this era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled...
Thursday Jul 2nd3:00pmWGBY World
//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Pd6Qfp8c4TuMOD7EJ1NSKw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false The Age of Slavery illustrates how black lives changed dramatically in the aftermath of the American Revolution. For free black people in places like Philadelphia, these years were a time of tremendous opportunity. But for most African Americans, this era represented a new nadir. King Cotton fueled... /episodes/get/21980 /episode/21980 African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross: The Age of Slavery /episode-player/21980