Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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Brazil - A Racial Paradise
Part of the Series: Black in Latin America
PBS
Discover how this "rainbow nation" is waking up to its legacy as the world's largest slave economy.
Haiti & Dominican Republic - An Island Divided
Part of the Series: Black in Latin America
PBS
Join Professor Gates as he explores how race has been socially constructed in the Dominican Republic and as he tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic in Haiti.
Mexico & Peru - The Black Grandma in the Closet
Part of the Series: Black in Latin America
PBS
Travel to Mexico and Peru with Professor Gates as he explores the almost unknown history of the numbers of black people brought to these countries as early as the 16th and 17th centuries.
Cuba - The Next Revolution
Part of the Series: Black in Latin America
PBS
Find out how the culture, religion, politics and music of Cuba are inextricably linked to the importation of slaves.
Black in Latin America
PBS
Black in Latin America is the third of a trilogy that began in 1999 with the broadcast of Professor Gates's first series for public television, Wonders of the African World, an exploration of the relationship between Africa and the New…
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