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2014-09-12 12:20:42

- Ford is supporting the airing of the second season of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., which debuts Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. ET DEARBORN, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall arrives and new shows debut on the small screen, one television show in particular will allow viewers to learn more about the heritage and ancestries of 30 of today's leading entertainers, athletes, chefs and media personalities, including hip-hop superstar Nas and author Stephen...

2014-04-23 23:00:26

Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014 Commencement Ceremonies scheduled for May 17, on St. Thomas, and for May 18, on St. Croix. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Harvard University Professor Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr., a noted literary historian, activist, and filmmaker, will be the keynote speaker at the University of the Virgin Islands’ 2014...

2011-04-14 08:15:00

Black in Latin America is the 11th documentary from Professor Gates whose previous PBS projects include African American Lives 1 and 2, Oprah's Roots, Looking for Lincoln, and Faces of America, among others Six Latin American countries are featured in the series: Brazil, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico and Peru The series is the third part of a trilogy which began 12 years ago with Wonders of the African World NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Black in Latin...

2010-02-01 07:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Knome, a leading pioneer in the personal genomics field, will be featured in the new four-part PBS series Faces of America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. The series follows Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he uses advanced genetics tools to explore the ancestral histories of 12 renowned Americans, uncovering unique stories of immigration that illuminate the American experience. Working with geneticists at Harvard Medical School and the Broad...


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