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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...

2014-02-10 12:20:08

- The Ford-employees African-Ancestry Network at Ford Motor Company will celebrate Black History Month with Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. will join Ford Motor Company's African American employee resource group, Ford-employees African-Ancestry Network, in celebrating Black History Month on Friday, Feb. 21. The theme this year, "Finding Your Roots," is inspired by Gates, this year's keynote speaker, who is host...

2011-06-28 08:15:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long-standing support and connection to the African-American community, McDonald's® will recognize a distinguished list of five prominent African-Americans who influence and inspire greatness through outstanding community service at the 2011 365Black® Awards. This year's 365Black Awards will be co-hosted by nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner and Academy...

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...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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