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Dir. of @HutchinsCenter, African & African American Research & Alphonse Fletcher University Professor, @Harvard. #FindingYourRoots Season 6 - Tuesdays on @PBS.

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8/7
2020
‘A Conflicted Cultural Force’: What It’s Like to Be Black in Publishing https://t.co/BEaaoHfiED
8/6
2020
We're live from the #HutchinsForum now. Tune in! https://t.co/seMcxDaqY3TODAY: Join @HenryLouisGates, @CharlayneHG, @CharlesMBlow, @donnabrazile, @nytdavidbrooks, @RepVernonJones,… https://t.co/6qsYhJItlE
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8/5
2020
We're less than 24 hrs. from the #HutchinsForum presented w/ @NewsHour & featuring @HenryLouisGates @CharlayneHGhttps://t.co/zLkRa2LAMN
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrPerspective | What Bill Clinton got ‘exactly wrong’ about Stokely Carmichael’s role in the Black freedom struggle… https://t.co/O8rSTimS1B
8/4
2020
Another outstanding Podcast series for your playlists - "Race and Democracy" (via @PenielJoseph, @csrdut) https://t.co/g7izP2vitwHistorical Perspective | EXTENDED INTERVIEW | Can We Talk? A Community Conversation About Race… https://t.co/IF5SEhwxQL
8/3
2020
Who is Miss America? A Look Back at the Pageant’s 100-Year History https://t.co/Ht9Lvo06sS via @jezebelDonald Trump may be the next Lost Cause - (via ⁦@CarolineJanney⁩ ⁦@washingtonpost⁩) https://t.co/Ey0zpUgiUd
8/2
2020
America's Third Reconstruction is happening now (via @PenielJoseph @CNN) https://t.co/KGla8l5IQUNew episodes of #FindingYourRoots are back October 13 on @PBS! Check out the guests who will be joining me next to… https://t.co/8GyUYV15h3Trump’s mail ballot claims are part of a long history of voter suppression (via ⁦@gtblack95⁩ ⁦@washingtonpost⁩) https://t.co/Wz4rlsTrIMFantastic series! Definitely, one to add to your podcast playlists. #thetightropepod! https://t.co/6niEG21qR9
7/31
2020
The Million Book Project: The Power of Freedom Libraries https://t.co/KOFF39bxjU via @YouTubeJohn Lewis Witnessed A 'River Of Activism' Flow From The Civil Rights Movement To Black Lives Matter… https://t.co/uxVnunVrSEHere’s your first look at my upcoming documentary #BlackChurchPBS featuring interviews with @Oprah, @JohnLegend,… https://t.co/SLLmtR9s0f.​@Zac_Posen, @Kasi_Lemmons, and Tony Shalhoub will be joining me to discuss their #FindingYourRoots experience at… https://t.co/hiLnvDFS0CJohn Lewis: Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of Our Nation https://t.co/B0VmNfOHx9 (via @nytimes)
7/30
2020
We're a week away from the 2020 #HutchinsForum with @HenryLouisGates @CharlayneHG @CharlesMBlow @donnabrazilehttps://t.co/0zOOvBAcv2
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrThe good old days with @KenBurns. Happy Birthday, my brother from another mother! https://t.co/pvp6lLJ6rR
7/29
2020
Great article! "@PBS explores racial history, justice with @aliciakeys, Henry Louis Gates Jr. projects"… https://t.co/LG8BEP9BYBThrilled to share the title of my next documentary — The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song. The two… https://t.co/tbqHrtI4Ns
7/28
2020
I am delighted to be participating in PBS' Virtual Summer Press Tour starting tomorrow! We’ll be making some exciti… https://t.co/JYQLDrtQt4Join us on August 5 for the 2020 #HutchinsForum 'America's Racial Reckoning: The Pandemic(s) & The Election' presen… https://t.co/xfqAaYianh
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7/27
2020
A Virginia high school named after Confederate war general Robert E. Lee is to be renamed to honor the late civil r… https://t.co/ICs8zLdcTO
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7/26
2020
"They dedicated their lives, their souls, and their bodies to the struggle for equality and the fight for justice."… https://t.co/bzNPaCNTiN
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrCheck out @thetightropepod today with @AOC, @CornelWest, and @ProfTriciaRose! #TheTightRopePod https://t.co/DWsJX7m8WP1,350 sq. ft. of 𝗚𝗢𝗢𝗗 𝗧𝗥𝗢𝗨𝗕𝗟𝗘 on today's #WGBHMural in Boston! 👀👀 https://t.co/MlAfaSrT7Q
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrAppreciation: John Lewis https://t.co/Wm0OBkH93A via @CharlayneHG at @TheMVTimes
7/23
2020
John Lewis leaves behind a powerful legacy of social justice - The Washington Post (via ⁦@PenielJoseph⁩ at ⁦… https://t.co/578HgFr94OJohn Lewis' fight for equality was never limited to just the United States https://t.co/gc5aRykDiT (via @KeishaBlain at @TIME)
7/22
2020
Join us on August 5th for The 2020 #HutchinsForum, 'America's Racial Reckoning: The Pandemic(s) & The Election' pre… https://t.co/0ddj7czwRr
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrJOHN LEWIS (1940-2020) Portrait and interview (© Mariana Cook 2010) from the book JUSTICE (Damiani 2013) by Marian… https://t.co/yV1vKVlsE8
7/21
2020
Register for this important conversation on art and social justice in this time of crisis: https://t.co/yNoLudSHXQ https://t.co/09l1G7SXs7‘The pandemic is gaining momentum’: Africa prepares for surge in infections (via @davidpilling at @FT) https://t.co/ZSYRd1x8VV
7/20
2020
In Finding Your Roots, @HenryLouisGates explored the ancestry of John Lewis, who dedicated his life to protecting h… https://t.co/BKjznr9YDr
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates Jr📺 Video of @DevalPatrick presenting @repjohnlewis with the W. E. B Du Bois Medal at the 2014 Hutchins Center Honors… https://t.co/EKHUYy7JMn
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates Jr...His roar as 'the conscience of the Congress' will echo down through history. Few who ever lived have done more t… https://t.co/RRpy7Drnss...For John Lewis, voting was sacramental, and he shed his blood for us to exercise this most fundamental of rights… https://t.co/AgxISHXY7LJohn Lewis has crossed over the final bridge. The last of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders is gone. If courage ha… https://t.co/JPIe5ZRF7QYour sacrifices and legacy are immortal. ✊🏾 #johnlewis Originally published June 4, 2020 https://t.co/w9dxKwTcbs
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7/18
2020
Merck CEO Ken Frazier shared w/@tsedal the best advice/armor his father ever gave him: “Kenny,” he said, “what othe… https://t.co/o1bi8DT8Gr
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7/16
2020
From Zooms with rappers to talks with experts, Allison Feaster is keeping the @celtics educated and engaged… https://t.co/w6yF113jXE
7/15
2020
Join us TODAY at 11am ET for our Virtual Town Hall featuring @KidCudi & more special guests. Use #WellBeings to be… https://t.co/cc9C7eauv2
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7/14
2020
Register for the next event in the 'Reading James Baldwin Now' series presented by @LibraryAmerica:… https://t.co/idjiXdvTtU
7/13
2020
Beautiful Sunday Sermon last week by @nytdavidbrooks at @WNCathedral https://t.co/Hi9daySEzi via @YouTubeProfessors @CornelWest and @McCormickProf on cancel culture's push to remove monuments, rename buildings https://t.co/ZDE6NYctiR
7/11
2020
Save the date! https://t.co/FdU7KxW7j5The @coopergalleryhc at the @HutchinsCenter is collecting donations of #BlackLivesMatter and #DefundThePolice prote… https://t.co/7hkkzxrBDu
7/9
2020
So saddened by the untimely passing of the great activist and historian Reginald Moore. We had the honor of welcomi… https://t.co/XDgXp5rWwm
7/8
2020
Listen to @PenielJoseph's thrilling conversation surrounding race, democracy, and public history during this pivota… https://t.co/VThPskSKeO
7/7
2020
Check out the @nbcnightlynews re-cap on women of color within @TodaysDAR come together to celebrate their American… https://t.co/XT79wDsWvn
7/6
2020
Reasons for hope amid America's racial unrest https://t.co/CpYMlG1dFG (via @CharlayneHG at @NewsHour)VIDEO: Frederick Douglass' Descendants Deliver His 'Fourth Of July' Speech (via @NPR) https://t.co/Z8EpAwlmYY
7/4
2020
@AEWriter @PBS Thank you!*visit https://t.co/NcigKlMLjyAfter 150 years, our American history still affects us today. Understand the story of those misinterpreted during t… https://t.co/w4YDgguRiI
7/3
2020
A story of great expectations & enormous strides! Watch the documentary series #ReconstructionPBS on July 4th at 4p… https://t.co/76wZsrJYMzLet Us Heed the Words of Frederick Douglass on the Emancipation Memorial https://t.co/6gRcr3dpFC
7/2
2020
The only way to live up to America’s founding ideals is to end systemic racism https://t.co/vtTd3CdgdJ (via @dallasnews & @PenielJoseph)
7/1
2020
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6/27
2020
Looking for a great nonfiction read this weekend? Check out @HenryLouisGates' #StonytheRoad. What are you reading t… https://t.co/V19hyzqocp
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6/26
2020
The @HutchinsCenter is partnering with @LibraryAmerica on a reading of James Baldwin's 'Sonny's Blues' with… https://t.co/S2zZ4K1iRYMonuments, statues and a national reckoning on racial injustice https://t.co/3pNEn8LfL0 (via @PenielJoseph & @NewsHour)
6/24
2020
.@celtics part-owner James Cash sees light in the long social justice tunnel (via @bostonherald) https://t.co/56JmDKDKhmFrances Frei always thought she was going to be a college basketball coach. Now, she's coaching companies like Uber… https://t.co/3p0ljWFSNr
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrUnderstanding the Importance and History of #Juneteenth (via @Ancestry) https://t.co/HZhq7ZxQgSAs we look to shape the history unfolding around us today, let us gather not only to celebrate the perseverance of… https://t.co/usAogazKwC
6/21
2020
The 2% Solution: Inside Billionaire @RFS_Vista Bold Plan To Funnel Billions To America’s Black-Ow... via @forbes https://t.co/tDoYUYijYYWhat is #TheRedSummer? In this episode of @blkhistory2min we explore some of the underlying factors that ignited on… https://t.co/pWC2PYFBIW
6/19
2020
Time to Capitalize 'Black'—And 'White' - @TheAtlantichttps://t.co/UjBne9LXWRThe history of Black management reveals an overlooked form of capitalism https://t.co/eZGhf1pkfT via @quartzatwork
6/18
2020
.@Pharrell joins Virginia governor to announce #Juneteenth paid state holiday legislation https://t.co/83bUAgsdZ2 via @nbcnews
6/17
2020
#RockTheBells! @llcoolj On Launch Of Rock The Bells Brand Expansion And Importance Of Viewing Classic Hip-Hop Throu… https://t.co/LZEmX2d4SU
6/16
2020
Take Note: Brandon Ogbunu on #Coronavirus Transmission and Societal Impact https://t.co/eqyvKhIyTP via @WPSUIt’s here! The debut of our film is here! This is a love letter to Black women by a Black woman @OgeTheYogi (our d… https://t.co/x5x6YUFtbX
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6/15
2020
Check out "Austin African American Book Festival 2020" https://t.co/1wdWTIlagV @EventbriteToday’s unrest springs in part from “the persistence of a hard core of racist Americans who are still fervently com… https://t.co/yMPZX9TtES
6/14
2020
Watch Live Now! 📢 A reading of "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American S... https://t.co/VrWWUZk4z0 via @YouTube.@ava DuVernay’s ‘Selma’ Is Now A Free Rental For The Month Of June Courtesy Of @ParamountPics https://t.co/4oJGxOc9R6 via @ThePlaylist
6/11
2020
Statement in support of protests via @HiphopArchive @Harvard https://t.co/H8qk6MhuUG.@PenielJoseph on Black Power and the Struggle for America’s Soul https://t.co/BEqUo77GpNThe Uprising and Its Leadership: What Does it Look Like in This Moment? https://t.co/eZ5mbhw80P via @TheTakeawaySelma Online Initiative Offers a Free Civil Rights History Guide https://t.co/xQGyBzGzX3Stop and Listen to @NPR's Unmasking The 'Outside Agitator' feat. @PenielJoseph! https://t.co/DivfVad1Uq‘We saw cold-blooded murder’ — Citigroup’s Ray McGuire to CEOs: This time must be different https://t.co/iTfVN5PHzY#ShutDownAcademia | #ShutDownSTEM | #Strike4BlackLives More Information: https://t.co/MDnaeRUJHS https://t.co/63SAnwFK7zToday, 6/10/20, the Hutchins Center stands with the #ShutDownAcademia / #ShutDownSTEM / #Strike4BlackLives movement… https://t.co/lQtED1yawf
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6/10
2020
The Reconstruction era after the Civil War is much misunderstood and misrepresented. Stream @HenryLouisGates’s re… https://t.co/YrHQphebxT
Retweeted by Henry Louis Gates JrOrlando Patterson explains why America can’t escape its racist roots https://t.co/O7gCxbEAWZ via @Harvardhttps://t.co/dYcDWet1yt
6/9
2020
Tonight! ⁦@Sifill_LDF⁩ on police and race in 2020 - CBS News https://t.co/w0GqNvQZvD
6/7
2020
WATCH LIVE: 'Race Matters: America in Crisis,' a PBS NewsHour Special https://t.co/jVFFrhmVEiBryan Stevenson on the Frustration Behind the George Floyd Protests https://t.co/lPDOhpEFgL via @NewYorker“It was meant to be a lesson...to Americans today...When they see what was happening 150 years ago...they realize i… https://t.co/sSZXYj91XD
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6/5
2020
Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki Speaks Out on America’s Racial Divide: https://t.co/goNyWusdP9
6/4
2020

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