Finding Your Roots

Education | Growing up under Jim Crow in Grapeland, Texas

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

A look at life under Jim Crow in Grapeland, Texas during Ruth Simmons’ childhood.

Aired: 04/29/12

Rating: NR

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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