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Another great team bonding event with the amazing staff at McGee Media!!
06/20/2019

Another great team bonding event with the amazing staff at McGee Media!!

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
05/23/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Teachers! New Finding Your Roots Educational Materials Now Available!

From the new season of #FindingYourRoots, we selected personal stories from each episode and tied them back to historical periods of time in history. Each time period features accompanying lesson plans to engage middle and high school students.

View Here: https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/finding-your-roots-5

Finding Your Roots
04/17/2019

Finding Your Roots

We are excited to announce that Johni Cerny, #FindingYourRoots' Chief Genealogist, will be answering your questions on Facebook Live tomorrow! Comment below with questions for Johni, and tune in here on Thursday at 4:30pm MT / 6:30pm ET for her Q&A.

04/16/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

In Part Two of #ReconstructionPBS, former mayor of New Orleans, Mitch Landrieu tells me why he removed the Confederate monuments from his city. Watch tonight at 9/8c on PBS.

04/15/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

On this day 154 years ago, Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre in Washington D.C. In this clip from #ReconstructionPBS, I chat with David Blight at the Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln Park. Watch more on Tuesday, April 16 at 9/8c on PBS.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
04/09/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

TOMORROW is the premiere of #ReconstructionPBS at 9/8c on PBS. Thank you to all of the scholars, politicians and historians who contributed their knowledge of this crucial moment in American history and helped me tell this story.

04/09/2019
PBS

TONIGHT on @PBS! Don't miss the premiere of McGee Media's RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at 9/8c. #ReconstructionPBS

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War premieres tonight at 9/8c. #ReconstructionPBS delves into the transformative post-war years as the U.S. struggled to evolve.

Tomorrow on @PBS, #ReconstructionPBS with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 9/8c.  Be sure to tune-in!
04/08/2019

Tomorrow on @PBS, #ReconstructionPBS with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 9/8c. Be sure to tune-in!

04/08/2019
Morning Joe

Morning Joe

"...we saw this rise of white supremacy that -- I don't know about you, but -- I thought had been long buried. Like a bad Dracula movie where you think 'Aren't you dead? Didn't we put a stake in your heart?' And then it comes back.' -- Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch: https://on.msnbc.com/2WVfTK4

04/08/2019
CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning

The years following Emancipation, in which blacks were finally allowed to participate in democracy, was a time of unparalleled hope that later generations depicted as a failure.

04/07/2019
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

‘Stony the Road’ author Henry Louis Gates, Jr. points to the Reconstruction era for another example of an alt-right movement and a president who refused to denounce white supremacy.

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04/05/2019

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
04/05/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

I’ll be on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert tonight at 11:35 PM talking about my new documentary, #ReconstructionPBS, coming to PBS in 4 days!

04/05/2019
CBS Sunday Morning

CBS Sunday Morning

SUNDAY
In the years following the Civil War known as Reconstruction, newly-freed African American men could finally vote & be elected to represent Southerners in Congress. Reconstruction is now being given its due in school curricula & in a new documentary. https://cbsn.ws/2uOEuEd

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
04/04/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

"...regardless of its brevity, Reconstruction remains one of the most pivotal eras in the history of race relations in American history —­ and probably the most misunderstood."

Read this essay adaptation from my new book #StonyTheRoad on TIME and tune in to #ReconstructionPBS on April 9 at 9/8c PBS.

McGee Media staff attended a taping this week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Tune-in Friday, April 5th to see He...
04/02/2019

McGee Media staff attended a taping this week of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Tune-in Friday, April 5th to see Henry Louis Gates, Jr. promote our new @PBS series RECONSTRUCTION: AMERICA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR. #ReconstructionPBS.

04/02/2019
PBS

TUNE-IN TONIGHT!! New episode airs at 8/7c on @PBS Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Finding Your Roots returns tonight at 8/7c as Kehinde Wiley, Marina Abramovic and Alejandro G. Iñárritu discover their family histories. #FindingYourRoots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
04/02/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

My new book #StonytheRoad is out today! It’s a chronicle of American history that feels more timely than ever. For more information, please go to http://bit.ly/2TEbMkr Penguin Random House

04/01/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tomorrow night on an all-new episode of Finding Your Roots, my guests are Kehinde Wiley, Marina Abramovic and Alejandro G. Iñárritu. These three visionary artists find ideas of their identity challenged and affirmed as they learn about their family origins. Join us at 8/7c only on PBS!

03/29/2019
WPSU

WPSU

Penn State College of the Liberal Arts and WPSU Penn State invite you to a screening event celebrating season 5 of the hit PBS series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” and the nationwide launch of a new genetics & genealogy curriculum developed at Penn State and field tested by young people in a summer science camp captured in the Emmy Award-winning web series “Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings.”

"Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings" will be featured in the final episode of Finding Your Roots. Visit fyrclassroom.org to learn more about the curriculum.

Join us for this free screening at The State Theatre on Sunday, April 7, at 6:00 p.m. Registration is encouraged: wpsu.org/theseedlings.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/29/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

I spoke to The New York Times Books about my favorite authors & the books that have been meaningful to me. Here’s my list 📚 #ReconstructionPBS #DarkSkyRising #StonyTheRoad

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/29/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Read my Vanity Fair Proust Questionnaire to find out why Japanese calligraphy and a slam-dunk are in the same sentence. #ReconstructionPBS

03/28/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

My new documentary series Reconstruction: America After the Civil War, is only two weeks away! Part one will premiere on April 9, followed by part two on April 16. Mark your calendars to watch at 9/8c on your local PBS station. #ReconstructionPBS

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/28/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

My book #StonytheRoad comes out on April 2. I wrote this book to celebrate the triumphs of African Americans following the Civil War despite the perils of structural racism which still haunt us today. Here's where to find me on my book tour. Penguin Random House

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/28/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

I spoke to The New York Times Books about my favorite authors & the books that have been meaningful to me. Here’s my list 📚 #ReconstructionPBS #DarkSkyRising #StonyTheRoad

03/27/2019
PBS

PBS

Reconstruction: America After the Civil War delves into the transformative post-war years as the U.S. struggled to evolve. #ReconstructionPBS premieres Tues, April 9 at 9/8c.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/27/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Have you heard? My new book #DarkSkyRising – Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow is now available as an audiobook! Start listening: bit.ly/2Hd1MuZ Tonya Bolden Scholastic #ScholasticFocus

Great evening with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  discussing #ReconstructionPBS  Thank you Elizabeth Alexander and Darren Walke...
03/15/2019

Great evening with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discussing #ReconstructionPBS Thank you Elizabeth Alexander and Darren Walker for hosting!

03/11/2019
MAKERS

MAKERS

Jane Fonda explains why it's important to reach rock bottom—and how we can make something good out of it. 🙌

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/06/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

I’m excited to be a SXSW EDU Keynote speaker! Tomorrow Paula Kerger and I will be discussing my new documentary series #ReconstructionPBS and the historical, sociological, and political impacts the era has had on our education system. We’ll be at the Austin Convention Center at 9:30am!

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
03/05/2019

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Thank you New-York Historical Society for hosting us last night to preview #ReconstructionPBS. It was wonderful to be joined by Eric Foner, Kimberle Crenshaw and David Blight who are featured in the program, as well as our producer and director, Julia Marchesi, for a thoughtful discussion. Thank you also to our guests for attending and showing their support for this special project. Reconstruction: America After the Civil War premieres on PBS on Tuesday, April 9 at 9/8c following the finale of Finding Your Roots.

03/05/2019
Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

Tonight, catch up on #FindingYourRoots with #LarryDavid and Bernie Sanders…they find out that they share more than just a physical resemblance and birthplace…Watch at 8/7c on PBS!

Check out this fantastic article with @FindingYourRoots genealogist Johni Cerny!
02/27/2019
Finding Your Roots Takes More Than a Simple Search

Check out this fantastic article with @FindingYourRoots genealogist Johni Cerny!

We spoke with "Finding Your Roots" genealogist Johni Cerny about what goes into filling out the branches of a family and the joy of helping people connect.

Finding Your Roots
02/27/2019

Finding Your Roots

Thanks, Chloë Sevigny for being a guest on this week's episode!

#Repost: "Tonight 8|7c on your local PBS station #FindingYourRoots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.. Sorry my Polish pronunciation was so poor. Thank you to all the producers and researchers! Thank you PBS for your continued excellency. This one is for you Mom! I love you!" - Chloë Sevigny

https://www.instagram.com/p/BuWxI_wA8Io/

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
02/26/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Thank you to my longtime friend David Ignatius for the lovely tribute this morning on Morning Joe #FindingYourRoots #BlackHistoryMonth

02/25/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

My guests on tomorrow night’s episode of Finding Your Roots are #LauraLinney, #ChloëSevigny and Michael Moore! Each of them learn how even the furthest branches of our family trees can contain ancestors whose lives influence us today. Watch at 8/7c only on PBS! #FindingYourRoots

02/19/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tomorrow night on Finding Your Roots, my guests are Sarah Silverman, Seth Meyers and Tig Notaro. We discover that they have more in common than their love for comedy and we reveal famous cousins they didn’t know they were related to…Join us at 8/7c only on PBS!

PBS
02/15/2019
PBS

PBS

Missed the latest episode of Finding Your Roots? Watch now on the PBS Video App to explore the diverse family histories of politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. #FindingYourRoots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
02/13/2019
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch an all-new episode of #FindingYourRoots, TONIGHT at 8/7c on PBS!

Michael Strahan
02/05/2019

Michael Strahan

Thank you to Henry Louis Gates, Jr. for helping me discover my royalty, I mean my heritage LOL. My episode of #FindingYourRoots airs TONIGHT at 8|7c on your local PBS station! #KingStrahan

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