Editor's note: Today's post was written by -Sandra Gardner-Benward - thanks for the heads up from Vicki Contente
To our Root Cellar Sacramento Genealogical Society members and guests............add a new genealogy/history show to your television viewing list .
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with the noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gartes Jr, the who recounts the full story of African American history in this ground breaking new six-part series. It is premiering on October 22, Tuesday 8-9pm ET on PBS.(mark your calendar)
Written and presented by Professor Gates, the six-hour series explores the evolution of the African American people. Commencing with the origins of slavery in Africa, the series moves through five centuries of remarkable historic events right up to the present.
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