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The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross | Episode | Classroom| The Rise of the Black Middle Class

New political gains like affirmative action combined with changing social attitudes to nurture a growing African American middle class, but the government continued to fear a more extreme black nationalism. This video is an excerpt from Episode Six: A More Perfect Union (1968 – 2013), the final episode of The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

0:04:46 | AIRED: 11/26/2013 |
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