Black in Latin America

Premiered April 2011

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers Latin America's African roots in this four-part series. Black in Latin America is a quest to discover how Africa and Europe combined to create the vibrant cultures of Latin America, with a rich legacy of thoughtful, articulate subjects whose stories are astonishingly moving and irresistibly compelling.

Funding for BLACK IN LATIN AMERICA is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Television Stations and Viewers Like You. Additional funding is provided by the Ford Foundation, Richard Gilder, and Alphonse Fletcher.

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Black in Latin America

"Black Fear"

White Cuban planters tighten their hold and "security" on their plantations.

1:56

"Black Fear"

1:56

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Black in Latin America

Antonio Maceo: The Bronze Titan

Cuban Revolutionary Antonio Maceo's controversial identity.

3:59

Antonio Maceo: The Bronze Titan

3:59

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Black in Latin America

Discrimination and Segregation in Cuba under U.S. Occupation

Segregation in Cuba under U.S.military occupation according to Professor Marial Iglesias.

8:46

Discrimination and Segregation in Cuba under U.S. Occupation

8:46

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Black in Latin America

Economic impact of the Haitian Revolution

A look at the economic impact the Haitian Revolution had on Cuba.

2:30

Economic impact of the Haitian Revolution

2:30

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Black in Latin America

Black in Latin America

Black in Latin America, the 11th documentary by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

6:40

Black in Latin America

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