John Legend

John Legend’s Unique Family History

Each family story is unique, and each of these stories contributes to our greater understanding of humanity. Finding these stories and sharing them with my guests is the most rewarding aspect of making these documentary series. This is particularly true when I can share rare stories with my African American guests. Two such stories were […]

John Legend and Wanda Sykes

Full Episode

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes. Watch the full Finding Your Roots episode.

John Legend and Wanda Sykes

John Legend’s Musical Beginnings

Music artist John Legend discusses his early musical beginnings and shows rare footage where he performs one of his earliest compositions.