Henry Louis Gates Jr.

This Aug. 7, 2013 photo provided by Rahoul Ghose/PBS shows Henry Louis Gates Jr. during PBS’ “The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates Jr.” session at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Los Angeles. Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges, journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Henry Louis Gates Jr. discuss the chronicle of the African-American experience. The new PBS documentary series that traces 500 years of black history premieres Tuesdays, Oct. 22 – Nov. 26, 2013, 8:00-9:00 p.m. ET. (AP Photo/Courtesy of Rahoul Ghose/PBS)