Henry Louis Gates Jr., from left, Cecile Fromont, Emmanuel Akyeampong, and Christopher Ehret speak at the PBS's "Africa's Great Civilizations" panel at the 2017 Television Critics Association press tour on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, in Pasadena, Calif.
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NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Harvard's Henry Louis Gates Jr., who sets out to change what known about those civilizations with his African history series that airs Monday night on PBS.
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