Black in Latin America Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided
An exploration of the complex relations between the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Details
Program: Black in Latin America
Episode: Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided
In the Dominican Republic, Professor Gates explores how race has been socially constructed, and how the country's troubled history with Haiti informs notions about racial classification. In Haiti, Professor Gates tells the story of the birth of the first-ever black republic, and finds out how the slaves hard fight for liberation became a double edged sword.• Visit the Haiti & the Dominican Republic: An Island Divided webpage
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Premiere Date: 04/19/2011
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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