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Children of Exile

Retracing the ancestral journeys of David Chang and Raúl Esparza.

Activist Roots

The family history of Brittany Packnett Cunningham & Anita Hill.

Hidden in the Genes

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family history of Rebecca Hall & Lee Daniels

About Finding Your Roots

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

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