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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

Division of Public Programs

"The Problem We All Live With," Norman Rockwell, 1963
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"The Problem We All Live With," Norman Rockwell, 1963

Scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking six-part series that takes viewers across five hundred years and two continents to shed new light on the experience of being an African American.