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Episode 10: Funny Business

Aziz Ansari, Maya Rudolph, and Amy Schumer join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 9: Southern Roots

Questlove, Dr. Phil and Charlayne Hunter-Gault join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 8: Relatives We Never Knew We Had

Gaby Hoffmann and Téa Leoni join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 7: Children of the Revolution

Carmelo Anthony, Ana Navarro and Lupita Nyong’o join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 6: Black Like Me

Bryant Gumbel, Tonya Lewis-Lee and Suzanne Malveaux join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 5: Immigrant Nation

Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and John Turturro join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 4: The Vanguard

Ta-Nehisi Coates, Ava DuVernay, and Janet Mock join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 3: Puritans and Pioneers

Ted Danson, William H. Macy and Mary Steenburgen join Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 2: Unfamiliar Kin

Fred Armisen, Christopher Walken and Carly Simon join Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Episode 1: The Impression

Larry David and Bernie Sanders join Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. on Finding Your Roots.

About Finding Your Roots

Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series, African American Lives, in 2006 through the first two seasons of Finding Your Roots, noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has unearthed the family histories of influential people helping shape our national identity.

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