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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
In Search of Our Roots -- Buy the companion book now from ShopPBS
DISCOVER THE TRUTH BEHIND THEIR EXTRAORDINARY LEGACY TWELVE REMARKABLE INDIVIDUALS -- ONE EPIC JOURNEY -- Select Profile Below
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Building on the program's theme of searching for lost history, the Web site for African-American Lives 2 provides information about the series, background on the research, scholarship, and science, and resources for people to learn more about their own family history and genealogy.

Update: Posthumous Pardon for Tom Joyner's Uncle


Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Linda Johnson Rice Don Cheadle Chris Rock
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Linda Johnson Rice Don Cheadle Chris Rock
Tom Joyner Peter Gomes Maya Angelou Morgan Freeman
Tom Joyner Peter Gomes Maya Angelou Morgan Freeman
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Tina Turner Katheleen Henderson Bliss Broyard
Jackie Joyner-Kersee Tina Turner Katheleen Henderson Bliss Broyard


Major corporate funding for African American Lives 2 and its outreach initiatives is provided by The Coca-Cola Company and Johnson & Johnson. Additional corporate funding is provided by Buick.
The Coca-Cola Company Johnson & Johnson Buick
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