Book Discussion on African American Lives

Co-editprs Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham talked about their book African American Live, published by Oxford… read more

Co-editprs Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham talked about their book African American Live, published by Oxford University Press. It is an encyclopedia-like compilation of the biographies of familiar and unfamiliar African-Americans that have played a role in shaping American history. Created from a list compiled by sixteen African-American scholars, the book contains over 600 profiles of figures as diverse as Esteban, the first known African to have stepped foot on North America in 1528, to the professional golfer Tiger Woods. close

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Book Discussion on African American Lives

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
May 16, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 6, 2005

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  • May 16, 2004 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 30, 2004 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 20, 2004 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 02, 2005 | 5:55am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 06, 2005 | 5:55pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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