Sunday, October 20, 2013

Celebrity News: Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s Docu on the Role of Cars in ‘The African Americans’



Henry Louis Gates' new documentary should be very interesting to see.  He will reveal the history of cars among African Americans.  We suppose we'll also see some black inventors of some classic cars.  

According to Eurweb.com, in the 1930s through 1950s was a pretty dangerous time for blacks to travel by car as the towns that often refused to serve them weren’t really safe for them to drive through. Gates says some black drivers used “Negro Motorist Green Book” to find friendly places to travel along the way.

We look forward to seeing Henry Louis Gates new documentary.

Gates Jr.’s Docu on the Role of Cars in ‘The African Americans’

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. covers everything from the arrival of black conquistador Juan Garrido in Florida to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration in the new PBS documentary series “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross.” 

Gates also touches on the significance of the automobile as the auto industry has played a large role in creating jobs for blacks in...Read full article, here.

 

Source and Photo: Eurweb.com

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