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Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Black Scholars

Books | Videos


Colored people a memoir. New York: Vintage eBooks. 2011.

Black in Latin America. New York University Press. 2011.

Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora.
Basic Civitas Books. 2010.

Wonders of the African World (First ed.). New York:
Alfred A. Knopf. 1999.


Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience
(First ed.).
New York: Basic Civitas Books. 1999.

The African American National Biography. New York: Oxford University Press. 2008.

with Donald Yacovone, Lincoln on Race and Slavery. Princeton, NJ: Princeton
University Press, 2009.

with Kwame Anthony Appiah, Encyclopedia of Africa: Two-Volume Set. Oxford University Press, 2010.


[See videos]

America Beyond the Color Line, Host and Scriptwriter (four-part series) PBS, 2004.

African American Lives, Host and Narrator, PBS, February 2006

African American Lives 2, Host and Narrator, PBS, February 2008

Black in Latin America, PBS, Executive Producer, Writer and Presenter,
PBS, April 19 – May 10, 2011.

Finding Your Roots, PBS, Executive Producer, Writer and Host, PBS, 2012

Wonders of the African World, PBS, October 25–27, 1999 (six-part series) Shown as Into Africa on BBC-2 in the United Kingdom and South Africa, Summer, 1999





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