Extras

Video thumbnail: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross Priscilla, a Slave

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

Priscilla, a Slave

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. learns about Priscilla, a slave on a South Carolina plantation.

Priscilla, a Slave

Video thumbnail: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)

The first Africans in America and the beginning of plantation slavery in the South.

The Black Atlantic (1500-1800)

Video thumbnail: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross America's Earliest Africans

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

America's Earliest Africans

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discusses two of the earliest Africans to arrive in North America.

America's Earliest Africans