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Henry Louis Gates

Black Ancestry Matters on ‘Finding Your Roots’

We are resposting this January 2016 article in celebration of professor, author, filmmaker and television host Gates on September 16, 2019, his 69th birthday.

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Culture Moves: Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. Explores Africa’s Civilization

The ambition to reach truth about where we come from and then shed that light…

[IN MY LIFETIME] Henry Louis Gates on Muhammad Ali Beating Sonny Liston

It was when he fought Sonny Liston. He was saying he was the greatest and…

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Nas Tracks His Ancestry on ‘Finding Your Roots’

Ford has joined forces with PBS to bring Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates,…

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. [PREVIEW]

Noted Harvard University scholar, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the history of Blacks in…

[POWER 100 2013] The Thinkers

In the December/January issue hitting newsstands the week of November 4, EBONY magazine reveals our annual…

PBS Debuts Powerful New Series: ‘The African Americans’

Noted Harvard University scholar, Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the history of Blacks in…

KNOW YOUR HERITAGE: Dr. Rick Kittles Breaks Down DNA

Dr. Henry Louis Gates’ fascinating, PBS mini-series Finding Your Roots, traces the ancestries of prominent…