Black History Across Five Centuries: A Journey of Many Dimensions

October 22, 2013   // 0 Comments

By ANITA GATES It always seemed pretty straightforward. And horrifying. Early African-American history was the story of thousands of Africans who were captured, shipped like cargo to the New World and sold into slavery, mostly to work and die on Southern plantations. But Henry Louis Gates Jr. and PBS show us that history’s complexity in a beautifully done six-part, six-hour documentary, “The Afr...

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