Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

The Library Foundation for Sarasota County will celebrate its 10th anniversary with its annual author luncheon featuring Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, author, cultural critic and journalist Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., host of the popular PBS series Finding Your Roots.  This year’s event will be held in person on Feb. 3, 2022, at the Sarasota Municipal Auditorium. 

In his most recent book, The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song, Gates presents a powerful new history of the Black church in America, taking readers on a 400-year journey where the church has been the Black community’s abiding rock and fortress. For more information or to purchase tickets, click here. Ticket prices start at $150.

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