Black America since MLK: And I Still Rise

Black America Since MLK: And I Still Rise

In his new four-hour series, "Black America Since MLK: And I Still Rise," Henry Louis Gates, Jr. embarks on a deeply personal journey through the last fifty years of African American history. Joined by leading scholars, celebrities and a dynamic cast of people who shaped these years, Gates travels from the victories of the civil rights movement up to today, asking profound questions about the state of black America—and our nation as a whole.

This series originally premiered November 2016. Corporate support is provided by Bank of America and Johnson & Johnson. Major support is also provided by the Howard and Abby Milstein Foundation, in partnership with HooverMilstein and Emigrant Bank, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; the Ford Foundation Just Films; the Corporation for Public Broadcasting; and PBS.