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In this intimate four-hour series from executive producer, host, and writer Henry Louis Gates, Jr., we trace how this came to be in the 400 year-old story of the Black church in America, all the way down to its bedrock role as the site of African American survival and endurance, grace and resilience, thriving and testifying, freedom and independence, solidarity and speaking truth to power.
Preview Length 00:30 Premiere: 2.16.21

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The Black Church

About The Black Church

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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Season Episodes

Episode 2

S1 E2 Length 1:49:49 Premiere Date 2.16.21

Episode 1

S1 E1 Length 1:50:09 Premiere Date 2.8.21

Specials

Cornerstones | The Reader

Length 02:20 Premiere Date 2.9.21

Cornerstones | The Servant

Length 02:37 Premiere Date 2.9.21

Cornerstones | The Hymnist

Length 02:40 Premiere Date 2.9.21

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