Making Black America | Episode 3 | Hosted by Prof. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | PBS
The Great Depression devastated America’s economy and brought Black America to its knees. To survive, the Black community used social networks to navigate the oppressive realities of Jim Crow. Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores how social networks formed the cultural, economic and political foundation of the Civil Rights Movement which would transform America’s race relations. This episode is available on YouTube until November 15, 2022. Watch it after that date on the PBS app with Passport.