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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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  • Friday’s Highlights: ‘In Plain Sight’ on USA

     
    Friday’s Highlights: ‘In Plain Sight’ on USA...
  • Prof. Henry Louis Gates Jr. finds possible PBS funding cuts 'disgusting'

     
    "It's just unheard of. No civilized nation would do that."...
  • Tuesday's Highlights: 'Hellcats' on KTLA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of April 17 - 23 in PDF format TV listings for the week of April 17 - 23 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Obama: Another disappointing black politician? [Most Commented]

     
    President Obama's status as a black politician was the subject of debate last month between two black scholars who argued that the president had not urgently addressed black issues. Princeton professor Cornel West argued that Obama has been adopting a.......
  • Political Heavyweights Weigh In On Ground Zero Mosque Debate

    Political Heavyweights Weigh In On Ground Zero Mosque Debate
    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is the latest politician to weigh in on plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero, a debate that has polarized New Yorkers for several weeks. Reid says the Muslim community center and mosque should not be built near the...
  • 'Black in Latin America': Gates opens up on history

    As more people probe their own roots, professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. is probing the roots of entire peoples. The writer, critic and Harvard scholar returns to PBS with the miniseries "Black in Latin America," airing over four consecutive Tuesdays...
  • Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'

    Book reviews: 'Preaching With Sacred Fire' and 'The Anthology of Rap'
    Preaching With Sacred Fire An Anthology of African American Sermons, 1750 to the Present Edited by Martha Simmons and Frank A. Thomas W.W. Norton: 976 pp., $45 The Anthology of Rap Edited by Adam Bradley and Andrew DuBois Yale University Press:...
  • 'Black in Latin America'

    The latest PBS miniseries by professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. ("America Beyond the Color Line"), this documentary finds the noted Harvard scholar exploring the title theme by probing the backgrounds - and commonalities - of many of the residents of Brazil,...
  • March 2012 TV premieres & specials

    March 2012 TV premieres & specials
    March TV highlights include new seasons of "Mad Men," "South Park" and "Breaking In," the series premieres of "Awake," "GCB" and "Missing," and the final season of "In Plain Sight." Take a look at the season and series premieres for March below. As usual,...
  • Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans

    Trayvon Martin case strikes deep chord with Baltimoreans
    When 17-year-old John Edwards was shot in the head on Edmondson Avenue this month, no one marched on City Hall. There were no comparisons to Emmett Till, no columns in national newspapers about the anxieties of growing up black and male in a country...
  • Hopkins students, professors discuss fallout from Trayvon Martin case

    Hopkins students, professors discuss fallout from Trayvon Martin case
    Johns Hopkins University professor Nathan Connolly sees the Trayvon Martin case in terms far broader than the details of how the Florida teenager was shot and killed at the end of February. Look at the attempts by some to dismiss race as a potential...