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Many Rivers to Cross in Austin

KLRU in Austin, Texas created a series called Austin Revealed, which captures the city’s history through first person accounts of local African Americans. More videos can be seen on the Austin Revealed YouTube page.

Austin Revealed: Civil Rights Stories

Austin’s Civil Rights history told through first person interviews.

Austin Revealed: A Tale of Two Cities

African Americans in Austin have historically formed communities east of I-35, originally by law. Today gentrification threatens to dissolve the close-knit relationships and communities built over time.

Austin Revealed: School Desegregation

When Austin schools were desegregated in 1971, the traditional African-American schools were closed. It devastated the community and the impact lingers today.

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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, THIRTEEN Productions LLC, Inkwell Films, in assocation with Ark Media.