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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discusses race and the magazine "Critical Inquiry"

BROADCAST: Jan. 24, 1986 | DURATION: 00:47:06

Synopsis

As the guest editor of “Critical Inquiry,” Henry Louis Gates, Jr. covered the importance of Black writers and their contributions. Because there is no color blindness is the western world, explained Gates, pointing out that one is a Black writer or a Black doctor is important to society. Gates also covers the issue of race not being solely about Black and white people but rather it has to do with multi-ethnic and multi-cultural people.