The six-part series was developed by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.director of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research and Alphonse Fletcher University Professor at Harvard University. Please see the series video at Series Preview to learn more.
- Episode One: The Black Atlantic (1500 – 1800)
- Episode Two: The Age of Slavery (1800 – 1860)
- Episode Three: Into the Fire (1861 – 1896)
- Episode Four: Making a Way Out of No Way (1897 – 1940)
- Episode Five: Rise! (1940 – 1968)
- Episode Six: A More Perfect Union (1968 – 2013)
I hope you will examine this exciting new series that seeks to educate all Americans about the role of African Americans in the American Experience.