Henry Louis Gates


Henry Louis Gates Jr., an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, literary scholar, journalist, and cultural critic, is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and Director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research at Harvard University. Gates has been awarded a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship and a National Humanities Medal, authored or coauthored twenty-one books, and created fifteen documentary films and series, including Wonders of the African World (1999), African American Lives (2006-8), Faces of America (2010), and Finding Your Roots (2012-18).


The Black Kingdom of the Nile

Charles Bonnet






To Make a Poet Black: The United States and India, 1947-1964

Henry Louis Saunders Redding, J. Saunders Redding, et al.


Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon Northup


From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and...

Robert Heinrich and Deborah Harding


God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse

James Weldon Johnson


Iola Leroy: Or Shadows Uplifted

Frances Ellen Watkin Harper


The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

Henry Louis Gates