Africana

To celebrate the 175th anniversary of Mount Auburn Cemetery and its African-American history, Henry Louis Gates talked about the creation of the… read more

To celebrate the 175th anniversary of Mount Auburn Cemetery and its African-American history, Henry Louis Gates talked about the creation of the one-volume edition of the 5-volume Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, which he co-edited. The book is a guide to African-American cultural, religious and political movements, including references to blacks buried at Mount Auburn Cemetery. Professor Gates talked about Africa and the African Diaspora. He also reflected on the influences of W.E.B. Du Bois, Rosa Parks and Wole Soyinka on his life.

The event was part of the “Facets of Mount Auburn” lecture series sponsored by the Boston Public Library, the Boston Athenaeum, Historic New England, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the National Park Service. close

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Program ID:
195331-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2006 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 27, 2013 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Nov 23, 2006 | 1:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 23, 2006 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 03, 2006 | 1:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 17, 2006 | 8:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 24, 2006 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 26, 2009 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 27, 2013 | 6:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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