Finding Your Roots

Education | Growing up under Jim Crow in Grapeland, Texas

Clip: Season 1 Episode 7

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

Aired: 04/29/12

Rating: NR

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Major corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Five is provided by Ancestry, Johnson & Johnson and AT&T. Major support is also provided by the Ford Foundation, Candace King Weir, the Lloyd Carney Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.