Description

Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series traces the history of the Black Church in America. From enslavement through Emancipation, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, the Civil Rights movement, and the present-day, the series explores the key events, charismatic figures, political debates, and musical traditions that have shaped an institution at the heart of the African American experience.

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Description

Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., this series traces the history of the Black Church in America. From enslavement through Emancipation, Jim Crow, the Great Migration, the Civil Rights movement, and the present-day, the series explores the key events, charismatic figures, political debates, and musical traditions that have shaped an institution at the heart of the African American experience.

    • EPISODE 1

    Part 1

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from the brutality of slavery to emancipation.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 49 Minutes

    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion beginning with the trans-Atlantic slave trade and the extraordinary ways enslaved Africans preserved and adapted their faith practices from the brutality of slavery to emancipation.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 49 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Part 2

    Discover how the Black Church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black Church’s role in the present.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 49 Minutes

    Discover how the Black Church expanded its reach to address social inequality and minister to those in need, from the Jim Crow South to the heroic phase of the civil rights movement and the Black Church’s role in the present.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 1 Hour 49 Minutes
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