In Mexico and Peru Professor Gates explores the almost unknown history of the significant numbers of black people—the two countries together received far more slaves than did the United States.

Black in Latin America, a new four-part series on the influence of African descent on Latin America, is the 11th and latest production from renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr.,.

Review: Black in Latin America, Mexico vesves Peru: The Black Grandma in the Closet, P1, Mexico.