Keith Stokes

,

My grandmother once told me, “slavery is simply how we got here, it tells you nothing about who we are as a people.” I have always seen my African heritage as an asset and I have striven to learn more about the people rather than the slave system.

© 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.