Airdate: Black Patriots: Heroes of the Civil War

Civil rights documentary Black Patriots: Heroes of the Civil War screens next week on History.

From the initial sparks of revolution in Boston to the climactic Siege of Yorktown and beyond, this special paints a comprehensive picture of the African American experience during the Revolutionary War. Hear the story of the war within the revolution through the eyes of some of the most crucial and significant African American figures of our country’s foundation including Crispus Attucks, Peter Salem, Phillis Wheatley and James Armistead Lafayette. Features NBA legend, best-selling author and esteemed activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Tuesday February 23 at 7.30pm on History.

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