Share Your Stories
African-American history has played an integral role in the shaping of politics, economics, and culture in the United States. Growing up, how did you learn about the accomplishments and struggles of African Americans? Were you in a classroom? Reading a book? Talking with relatives or friends? How has your understanding or knowledge of African-American history changed and/or developed over time? What do you think is the most effective way to pass along this rich and growing history to future generations?
Connect with Prof. Gates!   

Russell Edwards

,

I have heard that my great grandfather, William (Runna) Harvey, used to teach reading and ...

Diane Curry McClinton Share Story

Diane Curry McClinton

,

This is a pic of my grandmother my mom's mother Annie B. Patton Warrior at about 18 years ...

Vanessa Newton

,

I learned about my African American history through my Great Grand Parents, Grand Parents, ...

catie_revised

Luckie Daniels

,

Growing up I was blessed to learn African American and family heritage from the elders of ...

Connect with Prof. Gates!   
© 2013 WNET. All rights reserved.
PBS is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross is a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, THIRTEEN Productions LLC, Inkwell Films, in assocation with Ark Media.