The Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Reader

The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross


Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s Family Story

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hopes that his latest PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will not only educate the public but also lead to reform in the nation's public school system.

When the creators of a drama that would bring Solomon Northup’s 12 Years a Slave to the big screen needed a historical consultant, Henry Louis Gates...

FILM MAKER: Professor Henry Louis Gates

Arrest of Henry Louis Gates
Professor Henry Louis Gates
and Sgt. James Crowley
Date July 16, 2009[1]
Location Gates residence, Ware Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Participants Resident Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Sgt. James Crowley
Sgt. Leon Lashley
Off. Carlos Figueroa
Other unnamed officers
Cambridge Police
Outcome Disorderly conduct charge dropped

Robert Downey Jr. on Henry Louis Gates' show "Finding Your Roots"

Last night marked the premiere of Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s original PBS documentary "The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross."The introspecti...

Bracing an icy rain, Harry Belafonte, Gay Talese, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Ruben Santiago Hudson, Phylicia Rashad, Gayle King, Tamron Hall, and many ot...