Henry Louis “Skip” Gates, Jr., is an American literary critic, educator, scholar, writer, and editor. He was the first African American to receive the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship. He has received numerous honorary degrees and awards for his teaching, research, and development of academic institutions to study black culture. This Sunday, the second season of his hit PBS show, “Finding Your Roots” premieres, where he reveals the ancestral pasts of guests that include actors, singers, pundits and more.
Tune in tonight at 11pm for more! Only on FXX!