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Black In Latin America Previous Broadcasts

Mexico & Peru: The Black Grandma in the Closet (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 10, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

In Mexico and Peru, Professor Gates explores the almost unknown history of the significant numbers of black people - the two countries together received far more slaves than did the United States - brought to these countries as early as the 16th and 17th centuries, and the worlds of culture that their descendants have created in Vera Cruz on the Gulf of Mexico, the Costa Chica region on the Pacific, and in and around Lima, Peru.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 12, 2011 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 11, 2011 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 11, 2011 -- 2:00 AM

Brazil: A Racial Paradise? (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 3, 2011 -- 8:00 PM

In Brazil, Professor Gates delves behind the facade of Carnival to discover how this 'rainbow nation' is waking up to its legacy as the world's largest slave economy.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, May 5, 2011 -- 1:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, May 4, 2011 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 4, 2011 -- 2:00 AM
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