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    Many Rivers to Cross in Boston

    WGBH in Boston created a video featuring The African Meeting House at the Museum of African American History. The African Meeting House is the oldest surviving black church in the United States and has served an important role in our nation’s history. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Jacksonville

    WJCT in Jacksonville, Florida produced a series of radio interviews with local African American educators, artists and historians for their program Voices of the First Coast. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Las Vegas

    Vegas PBS created a video featuring Dr. Sonya Horsford, a Las Vegas native and professor at George Mason University. Watch Dr. Horsford share the story of activist Ruby Duncan and how she triumphed through education in 1950s Nevada. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Southern California

    In conjunction with The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, PBS SoCal in Los Angeles has created a series of videos highlighting the African American community in Southern California. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Seattle

    KCTS in Seattle, Washington has created a profile of Marita Dingus, a local artist whose work is currently on display at the Northwest African American Museum. The video features interviews with both artist and curator and explores Dingus’ use of discarded materials to connect with the collective history of African Americans Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Albuquerque

    In conjunction with The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, New Mexico PBS in Albuquerque produced an episode of the series New Mexico in Focus highlighting African American history in the state. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Phoenix

    Eight, Arizona PBS in Phoenix produced a series of interviews with prominent African American residents to accompany The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Each interviewee reflects on their experiences in Arizona and the importance of education for the nation’s future. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Norfolk

    WHRO in Norfolk, VA interviewed historians to further explore the Virginia history featured in the series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, including the arrival of Africans in 1619 and the beginning of the Contraband Movement during the Civil War. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Houston

    HoustonPBS is highlighting the mural program at Texas Southern University, a historically black university, which has provided the campus and city with culture, art, and history since 1947. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Austin

    KLRU in Austin, Texas is creating a series called “Austin Revealed,” which will capture the history of the civil rights movement during the 50s and 60s through first person accounts of local African Americans. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Charlotte

    WTVI in Charlotte, North Carolina will produce three short videos to accompany The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Check out the first video, featuring history maker Dorothy Counts-Scoggins Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Detroit

    In conjunction with The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross, Detroit Public TV has created a series called The African Americans: Michigan Stories to highlight important moments in local African American history. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Kansas City

    KCPT in Kansas City, Missouri, interviewed Michael Patton, a retired educator from the Kansas City Public School District. Mr. Patton shared information on local African American history, highlighting the town of Quindaro, a stop on the Underground Railroad. Continue reading

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    Many Rivers to Cross in Nashville

    Nashville Public Television interviewed Dr. Tommie Morton-Young for its local companion production of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross. Dr. Morton-Young shares the story of a treasured family heirloom, reminding viewers of how everyday objects can keep us connected to our roots.. Continue reading

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