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Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez and Linda Chavez

Linda Chavez’s Pueblo Ancestors

Political analyst Linda Chavez learns about her ancestors who were Pueblo. Watch Finding Your Roots video.

Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez and Linda Chavez

Full Episode

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of actor Adrian Grenier, actress Michelle Rodriguez, and commentator Linda Chavez.

Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez and Linda Chavez

Michelle Rodriguez’s Puerto Rican Roots

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. finds some surprising connections when he traces actress Michelle Rodriguez’s Puerto Rican roots.

Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez and Linda Chavez

Adrian Grenier’s Conquistador Ancestor

Actor Adrian Grenier learns about about his Conquistador ancestor who had terribly violent interactions with Pueblo Indians.

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.

Suing for Freedom

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.

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.

Martha Stewart, Margaret Cho and Sanjay Gupta

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of author and TV personality Martha Stewart, comedian Margaret Cho, and CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta.