Faces of America

Clifford Alexander, Sr. arrives in America

Clip: Season 1 | 2m 29s

Elizabeth Alexander talks about her grandfather, Clifford Alexander, Sr. and his emigration from Jamaica to start a new life and raise a family in Harlem.

Aired: 01/20/10

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Read the Guest Profiles

Biographies

Read the Guest Profiles

Henry Louis Gates Jr. turns to the latest tools of genealogy and genetics to explore the family histories of 12 renowned Americans.

Meet the Celebrities