[Blackstudies-l] Tune in to Finding Your Roots Tonight : Gayle King, Jordan Peele, and Issa Rae

Maria Lima lima at geneseo.edu
Tue Jan 5 10:14:08 EST 2021


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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family secrets of journalist Gayle
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family secrets of journalist Gayle
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to ancestors who raise profound questions about the shape and meaning of
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o,
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discusses the political importance of Finding Your
Roots (
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"Two hideous demons slumber under the floorboards of Western culture:
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