U.S. History

"Life Upon These Shores: Looking At African American History 1500-2008"

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University, presents a history of African Americans in the United States from the 16th century to the present.   Mr. Gates speaks at the Atlanta History Center. 

About the Authors

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University.  Mr. Gates is the author of several books, including America Behind the Color Line and In Search of our Roots.


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"Life Upon These Shores: Looking At African American History 1500-2008"

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, February 5th at 5am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 29th at 3:15pm (ET)
  • Sunday, January 22nd at 5:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, January 21st at 1:15pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 2nd at 9:15pm (ET)
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