Black America Since Mlk: and Still I Rise

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. looks at the last 50 years of African-American history - from Stokely Carmichael to Barack Obama, James Brown to Beyonce - charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain.

Sun, Jul 5 5:00 P.M. Out of the Shadows/Move On Up     NHPBS

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.

Sun, Jul 12 5:00 P.M. Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky     NHPBS

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.


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  • Out of the Shadows/Move On Up (#101)

    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.

  • Keep Your Head Up/Touch The Sky (#102)

    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.



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