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      Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513-2008 in Philadelphia

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      June 19, 2012

       

      1901 Vine Street Room 108
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103

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      Henry Louis Gates, Jr. | Life Upon These Shores: Looking at African American History, 1513-2008


      1901 Vine Street, 19103
      215-686-5322
      Cost: $15 General Admission, $7 Students
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      Henry Louis Gates, Jr., is the Alphonse Fletcher University Professor and the Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Studies at Harvard University. He is the author of numerous works of criticism, including The Signifying Monkey, winner of the American Book Award. As the writer and producer of the acclaimed PBS documentary African American Lives, Gates explored the histories of many prominent African Americans. Life Upon These Shores traces African American history from the era of exploration to the election of President Obama. Illustrated with ancient maps and contemporary cartoons, the book documents diverse African American involvement in U.S. history, politics, and culture.

       

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