Geoffrey Canada

Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada

Full Episode

Finding Your Roots looks into the ancestral pasts of journalist Barbara Walters and educator Geoffrey Canada.

Geoffrey Canada: What’s in a Name

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on the fascinating and fraught history of choosing one’s name in the African American tradition and educator Geoffrey Canada’s search for his name’s origin.

Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada

Both Sides of Slavery

Coming to terms with mixed roots can be surprising and sometimes even painful. Educator Geoffrey Canada visits Franklin County Virginia where, a white man possibly fathered one of his enslaved ancestors more than a century ago.