Shades of Black: African Americans in (Latin) America

Black in America/Black in Latin America on PBS tonight delves into the history of African-Americans in Latin America.  As the preview notes, most of our perspective regarding the African American experience centers on the United States and Europe. We fail to recognize that there is a long history of African Americans south of the border and in the Caribbean. The series is hosted by Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch the full episode. See more Black in Latin America.