Many Rivers to Cross

Some African American bloggers are sharing their own personal and  family  memories and stories, as they connect to the series “Many Rivers to Cross” that aired on PBS. 

The Bloggers from African American Genealogy Bloggers who are sharing:


Bloggers sharing from African – American  SpringAncestor2014-WHTBK_BadgeMINIGenealogy & Slave Ancestry Research (AAGASR):

The six time periods below were covered in the series.

To see my blog post, click on the title below each photo.

Click to see my post - Slavery
Stolen from Africa – Click to see my post

Episode 1: Into the Fire  (1500-1800)

Dock Allen
Escape – Dock Allen  Click to go to the post.

Episode 2: The Age of Slavery (1800 – 1860)


Joe Turner - Land, Mules and Courts.  Click to go to post.
Joe Turner – Land, Mules and Courts. Click to go to post.

Episode 3: Into the Fire (1861 – 1896)


Hastings Street, Detroit 1941
Hastings Street, Detroit 1941. Click to go to post.







Episode 4: Making a Way Out of No Way  (1897-1940)


migration routes

Episode: 5 Rise! (1940 – 1968)



Episode 6: It’s Nation Time  (1968 – 2013)

2 thoughts on “Many Rivers to Cross”

    1. I don’t either. In fact, my TV doesn’t work for anything but videos and dvds. I watched this online but would rather watch on tv because of the buffering. The first episode was pretty basic stuff and I expect the others will be too. Let me know what you think.

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