Suing for Freedom
Clip: Season 1 Episode 9 | 4m 13s
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks with friend Margarett Cooper about her remarkable ancestry, and learns about her great, great, great grandmother, a female slave who sued her master for her own freedom.
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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.