All Episodes

This Land Is My Land

Queen Latifah and Jeffrey Wright discover unexpected family trees.


Sterling K. Brown, Jon Batiste, and Shasheer Zamata learn their family histories.

Off the Farm

Dr. Gates helps Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet answer family mysteries.

Hollywood Royalty

Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, and Isabella Rosselini learn their family histories.

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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