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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the family secrets of journalist Gayle King, film director Jordan Peele, and comedian Issa Rae, introducing them to ancestors who raise profound questions about the shape and meaning of their family trees (<a href="https://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/watch/episodes/breaking-silences?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/watch/episodes/breaking-silences?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681</a>) .<br>
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. meets actors Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o, and chef Lidia Bastianich (<a href="https://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/watch/episodes/flight?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.pbs.org/weta/finding-your-roots/watch/episodes/flight?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681</a>) — three women whose families crisscrossed the globe to escape oppression and find opportunity.<br>
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W. E. B. Du Bois curated an exhibit at the Paris Exposition in France entitled “The Exhibit of American Negroes.” Black History In Two Minutes or So highlights an American hero who  elevated the black experience (<a href="https://blackhistoryintwominutes.com/web-du-bois-the-new-negro-1900-paris-exposition/?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">https://blackhistoryintwominutes.com/web-du-bois-the-new-negro-1900-paris-exposition/?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681</a>) .<br>
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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discusses the political importance of Finding Your Roots (<a href="https://www.indiewire.com/2020/10/finding-your-roots-henry-louis-gates-jr-interview-1234592979/?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.indiewire.com/2020/10/finding-your-roots-henry-louis-gates-jr-interview-1234592979/?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681</a>) . “When people sit down, they don’t know what we’re about to hit them with because history is complex."<br>
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** How Societies Go Backward<br>
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"Two hideous demons slumber under the floorboards of Western culture: anti-Semitism and anti-Black racism. And they can erupt through those floorboards at any time." Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares his thoughts (<a href="https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2020/11/19/how-societies-go-backward/?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2020/11/19/how-societies-go-backward/?utm_source=Henry+Louis+Gates%2C+Jr.+Newsletter&utm_campaign=d30d3444a7-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_10_07_04_42_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_fe3e440199-d30d3444a7-206618681</a>) .<br>
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