A two-part, four-hour PBS special that looks at the last five decades of African-American history since the major civil rights victories. Join us as executive producer, presenter and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of these years, drawing on eyewitness accounts, scholarly analysis and rare archival footage.
The series, paints a complex and comprehensive portrait of black America since 1965, while raising urgent questions about the future of the African-American community — and our nation as a whole.
Part 1 Airs on WXXI-TV April 3, 2018 at 9:00 pm (2 hours long)
Part 2 Airs on WXXI-TV April 4, 2018 at 9:00 pm (2 hours long)
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