Season 1: The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song

An intimate four-hour series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song will explore the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America, the changing nature of worship spaces, and the men and women who shepherded them from the pulpit, the choir loft, and church pews.

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The Black Church

Episode 2

Discover how the Black church expanded to address social inequality.

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Episode 2

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The Black Church

Episode 1

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the roots of African American religion.

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Episode 1