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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | Classroom | A Calculated Act

Classroom | A Calculated Act

Learn about Homer Plessy and his calculated act of civil disobedience in New Orleans, Louisiana, which was central to the Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson.

Premiere Date: November 5, 2013 | Runtime: 00:03:46

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About The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

This series chronicles the full sweep of African American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent right up to today—when America has a black president, yet remains a nation deeply divided by race.