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Cuba: The Next Revolution (Episode #102H)

KQED World: Fri, Apr 29, 2011 -- 9:00 AM

In Cuba, Professor Gates finds out how the culture, religion, politics and music of this island are inextricably linked to the huge amount of slave labor imported to produce its enormously profitable 19th century sugar industry, and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro's Communist revolution in 1959.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 29, 2011 -- 12:00 PM

Haiti & The Dominican Republic: An Island Divided (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Wed, Apr 27, 2011 -- 7:00 PM

In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed in a society whose people reflect centuries of inter-marriage, 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 fought liberation over Napoleon Bonaparte's French Empire became a double-edged sword.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 28, 2011 -- 1:00 AM

Cuba: The Next Revolution (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 26, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

In Cuba, Professor Gates finds out how the culture, religion, politics and music of this island are inextricably linked to the huge amount of slave labor imported to produce its enormously profitable 19th century sugar industry, and how race and racism have fared since Fidel Castro's Communist revolution in 1959.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 29, 2011 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 27, 2011 -- 2:00 AM

Haiti & The Dominican Republic: An Island Divided (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Tue, Apr 19, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed in a society whose people reflect centuries of inter-marriage, 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 fought liberation over Napoleon Bonaparte's French Empire became a double-edged sword.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Apr 28, 2011 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 22, 2011 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Fri, Apr 22, 2011 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Apr 20, 2011 -- 2:00 AM
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