This original, nine-part series documents Black achievement in American history, its defining role in the growth of the country, and its influence on current events. Presented by James Avery, the series highlights the many contributions of Black Americans that have influenced our culture, enriched our society, and shaped the history of the United States. Against all odds, Black Americans have built their own institutions, families, schools, churches and businesses, created great art and science, and fought heroically in every American war. The untold story of blacks in America is a 350-year saga of incredible achievements. This is that story.