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Henry Louis Gates Jr. appears in the following:

An Hour With Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Harvard University professor and director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research and Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University, Henry Louis Gates Jr., talks about his new six-part series airing on PBS starting tonight, "The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross."

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. on 500 Years of African American History

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

The newest documentary by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., “The African Americans,” examines five centuries of African American history—from the first black conquistador to arrive in what's now America to the election of President Barack Obama. The series explores the evolution of the African American people, as well as the cultural institutions, political strategies, and religious and social perspectives they developed against unimaginable odds.

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Gates on African American History, Music and Film

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, director of the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research, as well as the author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008, continues this month's series on African American history. This week: music and popular culture, including Billy Eckstine, Thriller and the television show Roots.

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Life Upon These Shores: Gates on the Pre-Civil Rights Era

Friday, December 16, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, as well as director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research and author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008, continues this month's series with a discussion about African-American history in the World War II and pre-Civil Rights era.

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Life Upon These Shores: Gates on the "New Negro Movement"

Thursday, December 08, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, author of Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008, and director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, continues this month's series on African American history with a discussion about the "New Negro Movement" of the early 20th century.

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Life Upon These Shores: Gates on African Americans in the Colonies

Thursday, December 01, 2011

Henry Louis Gates Jr., professor at Harvard University, as well as director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, kicks off this month's series on African American history with chapters from his new book, Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History 1513-2008. This week: the colonies and the history of the slave trade. 

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Dominicans and Race

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., editor-in-chief of The Root, host of the PBS series Faces of America, and author of Black in Latin America explores racial dynamics in the Dominican Republic, where he was surprised to find that Dominicans do not consider themselves black. 

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Tracing Roots

Friday, February 26, 2010

Editor-in-chief of The Root, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., explores family histories of 12 famous Americans in his new PBS series, Faces of America.

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Lincoln for Today

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., editor-in-chief of The Root and co-host of the PBS series "Looking for Lincoln" and author of Lincoln on Race and Slavery (Princeton University Press, 2009), examines Abraham Lincoln's views on race.

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Roots

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Henry Louis Gates jr., professor and chair of African American Studies at Harvard University and series host and executive producer of "African American Lives" on Finding Oprah's Roots (Crown Press 2007)
- oh his documentary and book about Finding Oprah's Roots and about African Americans finding their ...

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Roots II

Monday, February 06, 2006

Henry Louis Gates, Jr., professor and chair of African American Studies at Harvard University, and series host and executive producer of "African American Lives" on PBS
-on his ancestry and his new documentary "African American Lives"

» "African American Lives" (PBS)

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