Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch iconic series like Making Black America, Finding Your Roots, The Black Church from Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Explore our shared histories with Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. through iconic series like Making Black America, Finding Your Roots, and The Black Church.

Making Black America - Episodes and Features

Making Black America - Episodes and Features

This four-hour series introduces a vibrant world at the heart of the Black experience.

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Making Black America - Episodes and Features

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The Black Church

The Black Church

Tracing the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America.

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The Black Church

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University. Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, cultural critic, and institution builder, Professor Gates’s most recent books are Stony the Road: Reconstruction, White Supremacy, and the Rise of Jim Crow and The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song.