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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | Classroom | Life After the Emancipation Proclamation

Classroom | Life After the Emancipation Proclamation

There was continued oppression of African Americans following the Emancipation Proclamation. *Note: This video contains graphic images of lynchings. This video is an excerpt from Episode Four, Making a Way Out of No Way, from the series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Premiere Date: November 12, 2013 | Runtime: 00:04:33

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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.