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Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Lena Waithe Learns Grim Statistics on Slave Life Expectancy

Finding Your Roots

Lena Waithe Learns Grim Statistics on Slave Life Expectancy

Lena Waithe learns about the short life expectancy of slaves on a sugar plantation.

Lena Waithe Learns Grim Statistics on Slave Life Expectancy

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Lena Waithe Discovers Her First Free, Post-Slavery Ancestor

Finding Your Roots

Lena Waithe Discovers Her First Free, Post-Slavery Ancestor

Lena Waithe expresses gratitude for the unimaginable hardships her ancestors endured.

Lena Waithe Discovers Her First Free, Post-Slavery Ancestor

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots John Leguizamo’s Lineage is Traced Back 17 Generations

Finding Your Roots

John Leguizamo’s Lineage is Traced Back 17 Generations

We traced John Leguizamo’s lineage back to 17 generations of surprising ancestors.

John Leguizamo’s Lineage is Traced Back 17 Generations

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots John Leguizamo Learns About His 9th Great-Grandfather

Finding Your Roots

John Leguizamo Learns About His 9th Great-Grandfather

John Leguizamo is stunned by how far back his lineage has been traced.

John Leguizamo Learns About His 9th Great-Grandfather

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Forgotten Journeys Preview

Finding Your Roots

Forgotten Journeys Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace their ancestral paths.

Forgotten Journeys Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Tony Danza’s Greatest Audition

Finding Your Roots

Tony Danza’s Greatest Audition

Tony Danza’s Greatest Audition

Tony Danza’s Greatest Audition

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Tony Danza 's Grandfather Endured Harsh Working Conditions

Finding Your Roots

Tony Danza 's Grandfather Endured Harsh Working Conditions

Tony Danza wells up with emotion while learning about his grandfather's grueling existence

Tony Danza 's Grandfather Endured Harsh Working Conditions

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Terry Crews Discovers His Grandfather Abandoned His Family

Finding Your Roots

Terry Crews Discovers His Grandfather Abandoned His Family

Terry Crews discovers that his grandmother sued his grandfather for abandonment.

Terry Crews Discovers His Grandfather Abandoned His Family

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Fighters Preview

Finding Your Roots

Fighters Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. sits down with Terry Crews and Tony Danza

Fighters Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots A Family, Torn Apart by Slavery, Reunites

Finding Your Roots

A Family, Torn Apart by Slavery, Reunites

Terry Crews learns an ancestral family was reunited after being sold off as slaves

A Family, Torn Apart by Slavery, Reunites

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Mexican Roots Preview

Finding Your Roots

Mexican Roots Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. welcomes guests Mario Lopez and Melissa Villaseñor

Mexican Roots Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Melissa Villaseñor Learns Her Great-Grandmother's Lost Story

Finding Your Roots

Melissa Villaseñor Learns Her Great-Grandmother's Lost Story

Melissa Villaseñor gets emotional reading the 1908 birth record of her great-grandmother.

Melissa Villaseñor Learns Her Great-Grandmother's Lost Story

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Melissa Villaseñor Discovers Her Relative’s Tragic Ending

Finding Your Roots

Melissa Villaseñor Discovers Her Relative’s Tragic Ending

Melissa Villaseñor reads about the shooting death of her great-grandfather.

Melissa Villaseñor Discovers Her Relative’s Tragic Ending

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Mario Lopez’ Grandfather’s Immigration Story

Finding Your Roots

Mario Lopez’ Grandfather’s Immigration Story

Mario Lopez learns about his grandfather's plan to become a U.S. citizen.

Mario Lopez’ Grandfather’s Immigration Story

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Mario Lopez' Ancestors Came to America… and Left

Finding Your Roots

Mario Lopez' Ancestors Came to America… and Left

Mario Lopez discovers that his great-grandfather once visited America.

Mario Lopez' Ancestors Came to America… and Left

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Things We Don't Discuss Preview

Finding Your Roots

Things We Don't Discuss Preview

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers the ancestral roots of Pamela Adlon and Kathryn Hahn.

Things We Don't Discuss Preview

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Pamela Adlon's Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Rabbi

Finding Your Roots

Pamela Adlon's Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Rabbi

Pamela Adlon looks at a photo of her great-great grandfather’s gravestone.

Pamela Adlon's Great-Great-Grandfather Was a Rabbi

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Pamela Adlon's DNA Cousin is Meryl Streep

Finding Your Roots

Pamela Adlon's DNA Cousin is Meryl Streep

Pamela Adlon is overjoyed to find that her DNA cousin is Meryl Streep.

Pamela Adlon's DNA Cousin is Meryl Streep

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Pamela Adlon Learns About Her Relative’s Capture by Nazis

Finding Your Roots

Pamela Adlon Learns About Her Relative’s Capture by Nazis

Pamela Adlon learns details about her relatives' capture by the Nazis.

Pamela Adlon Learns About Her Relative’s Capture by Nazis

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Pamela Adlon Knows The Importance of Knowing Your Roots

Finding Your Roots

Pamela Adlon Knows The Importance of Knowing Your Roots

Pamela Adlon says she thinks it's for people to learn more about their family histories.

Pamela Adlon Knows The Importance of Knowing Your Roots

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Pamela Adlon Has an Aunt She Didn’t Know Existed

Finding Your Roots

Pamela Adlon Has an Aunt She Didn’t Know Existed

Pamela Adlon is overjoyed by the discovery that her mother has a half-sister who is alive.

Pamela Adlon Has an Aunt She Didn’t Know Existed

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Kathryn Hahn Reads Her Third Great-Grandfather's Obit

Finding Your Roots

Kathryn Hahn Reads Her Third Great-Grandfather's Obit

Kathryn Hahn wonders if her 3rd great-grandfather regretted leaving his wife in Germany.

Kathryn Hahn Reads Her Third Great-Grandfather's Obit

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Kathryn Hahn is DNA Cousins with Regina King

Finding Your Roots

Kathryn Hahn is DNA Cousins with Regina King

Kathryn Hahn discovers that she shares her European genetic lineage with Regina King.

Kathryn Hahn is DNA Cousins with Regina King

Video thumbnail: Finding Your Roots Kathryn Hahn Gets to the Bottom of a Family Scandal

Finding Your Roots

Kathryn Hahn Gets to the Bottom of a Family Scandal

Why Kathryn Hahn's 3rd Great-Grandfather forced to leave Germany.

Kathryn Hahn Gets to the Bottom of a Family Scandal

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