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'Making Black America' PBS series takes a look into Black life throughout history

Host, Henry Louis Gates Jr., pose for photo in the barbershop with Naneka Brathwaite, Bernard Lumpkin, Julee Wilson, Dennis Mitchell Jr. and Joseph Ravenell while shooting "Making Black America: Through the Grapevine." (PBS)
Host, Henry Louis Gates Jr., pose for photo in the barbershop with Naneka Brathwaite, Bernard Lumpkin, Julee Wilson, Dennis Mitchell Jr. and Joseph Ravenell while shooting "Making Black America: Through the Grapevine." (PBS)

Here & Now‘s Scott Tong talks with Henry Louis Gates Jr, host of a new PBS series focusing on the vast richness of Black life in American history called “Making Black America: Through the Grapevine.”

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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