Antiques Roadshow

Special: Celebrating Black Americana

Season 19 Episode 34 | 53m 15s | Video has closed captioning.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW honors Black History Month with the special episode Celebrating Black Americana. Highlights include an 1821 U.S. citizenship certificate for George Barker, a free man of color; an African American beauty book written by Madam C.J. Walker, the first American female millionaire.

Aired: 02/09/15

Expires: 12/31/22

Rating: TV-G

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History of "The Well of Loneliness"

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History of "The Well of Loneliness"

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