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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.

Vicky Daviss-Mitchell, Community Activist

Vicky Daviss-Mitchell is a community activist, blogger, and long-time resident of Phoenix, Arizona.

Samuel Lee France, Community Activist

Samuel Lee France is a community activist in Phoenix, Arizona.

Neal Lester, Project Humanities

Dr. Neal Lester is a professor of English at Arizona State University and the director of Project Humanities. He specializes in African American literary and cultural studies.

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