Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers Latin America's African roots in this four-part series. Black in Latin America is a quest to discover how Africa and Europe combined to create the vibrant cultures of Latin America, with a rich legacy of thoughtful, articulate subjects whose stories are astonishingly moving and irresistibly compelling.Visit Black in Latin America Website
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Professor Gates explores the 'rainbow nation' of Brazil.
How the culture, religion, and politics of this island are inextricably linked to race.
An exploration of the complex relations between the Dominican Republic and Haiti.
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White Cuban planters tighten their hold and "security" on their plantations.
Cuban Revolutionary Antonio Maceo's controversial identity.
Segregation in Cuba under U.S.military occupation according to Professor Marial Iglesias.
A look at the economic impact the Haitian Revolution had on Cuba.
Afro-Cuban political activism and the white establishment's backlash.
Professor Gates introduces viewers to descendants of Africans in Latin-American countries.