History Makers International Summit of History and Current Affairs Producers announces Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr as the keynote speaker for the 2009 edition of the summit. Gates is a presenter of various PBS documentaries on African American history as well as the Director of the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University. His keynote will be on the subject of Lincoln, Obama, race and the 2008 Presidential election.
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