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    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

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