Political analyst Linda Chavez learns about her ancestors who were Pueblo. Watch Finding Your Roots video.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of actor Adrian Grenier, actress Michelle Rodriguez, and commentator Linda Chavez.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds some surprising connections when he traces actress Michelle Rodriguez’s Puerto Rican roots.
Actor Adrian Grenier learns about about his Conquistador ancestor who had terribly violent interactions with Pueblo Indians.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes. Watch the full Finding Your Roots episode.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. learns about a friend’s great, great, great grandmother, an 18th-century slave who sued her master for her own freedom. Watch video.
Comedian Wanda Sykes recalls a poorly-received stand-up routine early on in her career.
Music artist John Legend discusses his early musical beginnings and shows rare footage where he performs one of his earliest compositions.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of author and TV personality Martha Stewart, comedian Margaret Cho, and CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta.
Martha Stewart comes from a long line of domestic workers and craftsmen.