Finding Your Roots

Dark Origins of A Surname

Clip: Season 7 Episode 5 | 1m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Pharrell Williams discovers that his surname was given to his ancestors by their slave owners.

Aired: 02/16/21

Rating: NR

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Finding Your Roots: Season Seven

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Finding Your Roots: Season Seven

Finding Your Roots: Season Seven, Tuesdays at 8/7c on PBS (check local listings).

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