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Finding Your Roots

Early Stand-Up Experience

Comedian Wanda Sykes recalls a poorly-received stand-up routine early on in her career.

Early Stand-Up Experience

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Finding Your Roots

Education | Fighting for Freedom

An overview of how the Revolutionary War helped slaves attain their freedom.

Education | Fighting for Freedom

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Finding Your Roots

Education | The Story of Peyton Polly

A look at how John Legend’s ancestor, Peyton Polly, attained his freedom.

Education | The Story of Peyton Polly

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Finding Your Roots

Education | Wanda Sykes’s Free Ancestors

A look at how Wanda’s black ancestors became free in the 1600s.

Education | Wanda Sykes’s Free Ancestors

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Finding Your Roots

Education | Wanda Sykes’s Free Black Ancestors in the 1850s

A look at the lives of Wanda Sykes’s ancestors in the 1850s.

Education | Wanda Sykes’s Free Black Ancestors in the 1850s

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Finding Your Roots

John Legend's Musical Beginnings

John Legend's beginnings as a musician and footage of one of his earliest performances.

John Legend's Musical Beginnings

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Finding Your Roots

Suing for Freedom

Henry Louis Gates Jr. talks with Margarett Cooper about her remarkable ancestry.

Suing for Freedom

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