2016 Aug 18

2016 Hutchins Forum: 'Race and the Race to the White House'



Old Whaling Church, 89 Main Street, Edgartown, Martha’s Vineyard, MA

Introducer:  Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Moderator:  Charlayne Hunter-Gault

Panelists: Charles Blow, Leah Wright Rigeur, Donna Brazile, Armstrong Williams

Richard D. Cohen

Richard D. Cohen

Vice Chair, National Advisory Board
Chairman, Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art
W. E. B. Du Bois Medalist, 2013 and 2015
Professor Gates

The Root.com: "Finding Your Roots" Curriculum Receives $659,000 in Grants; PBS Series Returns in Jan.

October 31, 2015

A new curriculum based on Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s popular PBS documentary series, Finding Your Roots, received two grants this week: one for $355,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, to create Genetics and Genealogy Summer Camps for Middle School-Aged Youth; and one for $304,000 from the National Science Foundation to establish a college program, according to a news release.