Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution

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Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution
The History Channel  |  February 23, 2021

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.

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.

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