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What it means to be African American

Elizabeth Alexander and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discuss what it means to be African American, especially in the context of Alexander’s mixed heritage. View Elizabeth Alexander’s full profile.

  • Deborah Washington

    Yes it is ad to find out this rich information. But how one moves forward is the key. It is what it is. For her it is another layer for her legacy. Once you know you can move forward with a little more determiniation and
    the resolve to help others with issues about their background known and unknown.

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