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PBS NewsHour, How the First Black Head of a Major Publishing House Wants to Change the Industry
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presented by Amna Nawaz, 1979-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2020), 8 mins
In the wake of protests against systemic racism in the U.S., many industries are reexamining past practices and facing questions about their own racial biases. One new effort puts a spotlight on the world of publishing. Jeffrey Brown reports and talks to Simon & Schuster’s Dana Canedy, the first Black person to...
presented by Amna Nawaz, 1979-; produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions LLC, 2020), 8 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7, Science Pioneers
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson, and Harold E.Varmus--three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013 and Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 7 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 8, Slave Trade
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, Megan Shub, fl. 2016 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 8 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with Ava DuVernay, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history—and their own family trees.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, Megan Shub, fl. 2016 and Caitlin McNally, fl. 2005-2014, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 8 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 10, Criminal Kind
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directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O’Brien—telling them stories of tricksters, scoundrels and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success.
directed by Krista Whetstone, fl. 1995; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Hazel Gurland-Pooler, fl. 1997-2017, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 10 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 3, Homecomings
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 3 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors once called home.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 3 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 5, Beyond the Pale
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 5 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross, and comedian Marc Maron, uncovering previously unknown stories that show each shares more with their ancestors than a religious tradition.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Natalia Warchol, fl. 2013, Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 5 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 6, Secrets and Lies
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 6 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado, and Amy Ryan unearth surprising revelations about their family histories, forever altering how they see themselves.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 6, Episode 6 (New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Seasons 6, Episode 4, This Land is My Land
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directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Seasons 6, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA and New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience — and challenging preconceptions about America’s past.
directed by Sabin Streeter, fl. 2005-2017; produced by Prisca Pointdujour, fl. 1994 and Elizabeth Woller, fl. 2012, in Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Seasons 6, Episode 4 (Arlington, VA and New York, NY: Public Broadcasting Service, 2020), 52 mins
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Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation: African American and African Jamaican Connections, 1782–1996
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written by Erna Brodber, 1940- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 201 page(s)
Moments of Cooperation and Incorporation is a set of six essays showcasing moments between 1782 and 1996 when the Jamaican and American people of the African diaspora have cooperated with each other in the socio-geographic spaces of each. For both groups, this was a period defined by slavery, resistance, struggles...
written by Erna Brodber, 1940- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 201 page(s)
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My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister
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written by P. J. Patterson, 1935- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 479 page(s)
My Political Journey: Jamaica’s Sixth Prime Minister is P.J. Patterson’s account of his time as an active and successful participant in the political and social development of Jamaica and the Caribbean from the mid-1950s well into the early 2000s. He was widely regarded as a master political strategist and uni...
written by P. J. Patterson, 1935- (Kingston, Kingston Parish: University of the West Indies Press, 2019), 479 page(s)
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