Discover the unsolved mysteries behind the family stories of political organizer Donna Brazile, actor Ty Burrell and artist Kara Walker as they learn how the legacy of slavery has shaped their identities.

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Finding Your Roots Season Eight

Today’s most compelling personalities discover the surprising stories buried within their own families. Meet 21 fascinating new guests who are game-changers in their fields, with family histories that illustrate the power and diversity of the human experience. The new season premieres Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS (check local listings).

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WETA | Finding Your Roots
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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