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Making Black America: Through the Grapevine

Episode 1 (Season 1, Episode 1)
TV Episode | Documentary, History

As Black people fought for full citizenship, hour one explores how free African Americans exercised their self-determination by building communities, establishing schools, and creating associations that would become the foundational ...See moreAs Black people fought for full citizenship, hour one explores how free African Americans exercised their self-determination by building communities, establishing schools, and creating associations that would become the foundational pillars of Black America. Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the organizations, networks and artistic impression created by and for Black people. See less
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31 cast members
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James D. Anderson
Self - University of Illinois Self - University of Illinois   See fewer
Faith Barrett
Self - Duquesne University Self - Duquesne University   See fewer
Andrea Campbell
Self - Boston City Council Self - Boston City Council   See fewer
Nathan Connolly
Self - John Hopkins University Self - John Hopkins University   See fewer
Brittney Cooper
Self - Rutgers University Self - Rutgers University   See fewer
Angela Davis
Self - University of California Santa Cruz Self - University of California Santa Cruz   See fewer
Jelani Favors
Self - North Carolina A&T State University Self - North Carolina A&T State University   See fewer
D'Andre Fernandez
Self - Prince Hall Mason Self - Prince Hall Mason   See fewer
Rob Fields
Self - Weeksville Heritage Center Director Self - Weeksville Heritage Center Director   See fewer
Gabrielle Foreman
Self - Pennsylvania State University Self - Pennsylvania State University   See fewer
Marybeth Gasman
Self - Rutgers University Self - Rutgers University   See fewer
Tiffany Gill
Self - Rutgers University Self - Rutgers University   See fewer
Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
Self - Princeton University Self - Princeton University   See fewer
Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
Self - Harvard University Self - Harvard University   See fewer
Tera W. Hunter
Self - Princeton University Self - Princeton University   See fewer
Martha S. Jones
Self - John Hopkins University Self - John Hopkins University   See fewer
Robin D.G. Kelley
Self - University of California Los Angeles Self - University of California Los Angeles   See fewer
Cheryl LaRoche
Self - University of Maryland Self - University of Maryland   See fewer
Earl Lewis
Self - University of Michigan Self - University of Michigan   See fewer
Michael L. Lomax
Self - President & CEO United Negro College Fund Self - President & CEO United Negro College Fund   See fewer
Kate Masur
Self - Northwestern University Self - Northwestern University   See fewer
Elizabeth McHenry
Self - New York University Self - New York University   See fewer
Porsha Olayiwola
Self - Boston Poet Laureate Self - Boston Poet Laureate   See fewer
Imani Perry
Self - Princeton University Self - Princeton University   See fewer
Manisha Sinha
Self - University of Connecticut Self - University of Connecticut   See fewer
Theda Skocpol
Self - Harvard University Self - Harvard University   See fewer
Nikki Taylor
Self - Howard University Self - Howard University   See fewer
Corey Walker
Self - Wake Forest University Self - Wake Forest University   See fewer
Dana Williams
Self - Howard University Self - Howard University   See fewer
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