September 16: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

September 16: The birth of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in 1950 | Daily Literary Quotes @ Literary Cobblestones
September 16: The birth of Henry Louis Gates, Jr. in 1950 | Daily Literary Quotes @ Literary Cobblestones

Hello Cobblers!

Today we celebrate the birth of writer, presenter and critic Henry Louis Gates, Jr. If you’re not familiar with his social and literary writings, you may know Gates from the PBS show “Finding Your Roots“, which Gates is a writer, producer and presenter.

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has an interview with Gates in which he was interviewed by the NEH Chairman Bruce Cole: “Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Interview.

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