Finding Your Roots Preview Screening

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February 9, 2021
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Welcome to the South Florida PBS Season 7 preview screening of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.

After the preview screening, enjoy a LIVE discussion on the Caribbean's vast cultural impact on South Florida Communities.

For more Finding Your Roots tune in to South Florida PBS at 8 PM on Mondays on WXEL and Tuesdays on WPBT.

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What's on South Florida PBS | February 2021

WPBT Schedule - WXEL Schedule -

Finding Your Roots, Season 7 Screener V2

FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Seven episodes will broadcast throughout Winter/Spring2021 and will continue to feature exciting new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience.

Island Space Museum

30min 56sec



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    Carla Hill


    Moderating tonight's discussion host and activist Carla Hill.

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    Andrea Queely


    A native of Berkeley, California, Andrea holds a Ph.D. in cultural anthropology from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She has a joint appointment in Florida International University’s Department of Global and Sociocultural Studies and the African & African Diaspora Studies Program. Her research interests include black and diasporic subjectivity, race and representation, intra-Caribbean migration, and the African Diaspora in Latin America. She has published several journal articles on these themes in addition to her book ”Rescuing Our Roots: The Anglo-Caribbean African Diaspora in Contemporary Cuba” (University Press of Florida 2015).

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    Calibe Thompson


    Calibe Thompson is the interim Executive Director at Island SPACE, a nonprofit organization that promotes excellence in arts and culture projects representing the Caribbean in South Florida and the extended diaspora. She is also the Creative Director and lead seeker of perfection at media and creative agency, Island Syndicate Inc. She is an outgoing Jamaican-American entrepreneur with titles including TV producer, publisher, director, host, best-selling author, columnist and public speaker. In 2015 Thompson became the first Jamaican Executive Producer to secure series placement on US national public television. Her flagship show “Taste the Islands” was the first Caribbean culinary series that the network giants PBS and Create TV had broadcast nationally. Her programs have aired in 46 American states, over 20 Caribbean countries, Canada, the United Kingdom and Brunei.

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