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
Full Episodes | 4See All
The almost unknown history their significant black populations.
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.
Clips | 6See All
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.
Previews | 1See All
Watch videos from your favorite PBS KIDS shows with the PBS KIDS Video app for your tablet or phone.
Downton Abbey, Ken Burns, NOVA fans! For more gift ideas & holiday offers, visit ShopPBS.
APT - Alabama Public Television helps all of us explore new worlds and ideas. Give Now