Black in Latin America

  • 2011
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Latin America's African roots are explored in visits to Brazil, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico and Peru. Included: how Latin Americans of African descent live; how their countries acknowledge or deny their African past.

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Black in Latin America Season 1
Skip Gates travels to places in Latin America where Africa has touched the continent with lasting cultural results to explore what happens when Africa (more…)
Black in Latin America Season 1
Skip Gates travels to places in Latin America where Africa has touched the continent with lasting cultural results to explore what happens when Africa (more…)
Economic impact of the Haitian Revolution
02:30 — A look at the economic impact the Haitian Revolution had on Cuba.
Black in Latin America
06:40 — A preview of Black in Latin America, the 11th documentary by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Antonio Maceo: The Bronze Titan
03:59 — Professor Gates talks with Professor Ada Ferrer about Cuban Revolutionary Antonio Maceo's controversial identity.
Discrimination and Segregation in Cuba under U.S. Occupation
08:46 — Segregation in Cuba under U.S.military occupation according to Professor Marial Iglesias.
Independent Party of Color
04:15 — Afro-Cuban political activism in the early 20th century and the white establishment's backlash.
"Black Fear"
01:56 — White Cuban planters tighten their hold and 'security' on their plantations following the Haitian Revolution of 1804.
Black in Latin America's Henry Louis Gates
02:00 — Professor Gates introduces viewers to the faces and voices of the descendants of the Africans in six Latin-American countries. A quest he began 12 yea (more…)

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  • Premiered: April 19, 2011
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Latin America's African roots are explored in visits to Brazil, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico and Peru. Included: how Latin Americans of African descent live; how their countries acknowledge or deny their African past. (more)

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