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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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.