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Air Date: Tue, Jan 15, 2019 8:00 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams discover a wealth of hidden family history. Both grew up knowing little about their biological fathers, and seeing their lost ancestry restored proves deeply empowering.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 4, 2018 9:00 PM
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores America’s changing racial landscape-celebrating how far we have come toward equality and asking why we still have so far to go. Features conversations with Attorney General Eric Holder, activist DeRay Mckesson and television producer Shonda Rhimes.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 3, 2018 9:00 PM
Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. takes a personal journey through the last 50 years of African American history, charting the incredible progress made – as well as the obstacles that remain. The program features conversations with Jesse Jackson, Nas and Donna Brazile.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 9:00 PM
Beginning with Africa’s ancient history as the cradle of mankind, this documentary series, hosted by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., brings to life the epic stories of both celebrated and little-known African kingdoms and cultures.   Empires of Gold Dr.
Air Date: Mon, Feb 6, 2017 10:00 PM
Learn how D.W. Griffith’s 1915 film The Birth of a Nation unleashed a battle still waging today about race relations and representation, and the power and influence of Hollywood. This program features commentary by Spike Lee, Reginald Hudlin, Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and others.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 8:00 PM
From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the world’s leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 guests.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 30, 2014 8:00 PM
From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the world’s leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 guests.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 23, 2014 8:00 PM
From AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES (2006) through the first season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS (2012), Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people identify relatives hidden for generations. Professor Gates employs a team of genealogists and the world’s leading geneticists to uncover the origins of a diverse group of 30 guests.