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An exclusive peek at photos from Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s compendium, Life Upon These Shores.
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The Root Recommends: Life Upon These Shores, Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s sweeping, photo-rich tome.
by Akoto Ofori-Atta onDecember 22, 2011
Images from Life Upon These Shores, Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s sweeping, photo-rich tome.
February 4, 2011
This week on the Confab: Join Associate Editor Lauren Williams as she chats with The Root's new Washington reporter, Cynthia Gordy, and 2011 Young Futurist winner Jordan Howard about green jobs, The Root's Young Futurists list and the most memorable moments in black history.
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From the civil rights movement to the election of President Barack Obama, Henry Louis Gates Jr., The Root's editor-in-chief, presents a time line of the highlights of African-American history. See how far we've come and how far we've yet to go.
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