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Black in Latin America | Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided | PBS

Duration: 51:25 (Full Program)
Program: Black in Latin America #101
Broadcast Date: Apr. 19, 2011

In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed, and how the country's troubled history with Haiti informs notions about racial classification. In Haiti, Professor Gates tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic, and finds out how the slaves hard fight for liberation became a double edged sword.

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Post Date: April 13, 2011