Season 3 Episode 7 Extra

Sean Combs | Free Ancestors

Premiered Tue, Feb 16 2016
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Sean Combs reacts to the news that his third-great-grandfather was free in Maryland, which was a slave state at the time in 1850. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. tells Sean Combs how rare it is for African-American guests on Finding Your Roots to have free ancestors during the mid-1800s.

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Finding Your Roots Season Six

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 27 fascinating guests, including Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy, Sterling K. Brown, Jordan Peele, Nancy Pelosi, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, Queen Latifah, Jon Batiste, Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Eric Stonestreet and more in season six of Finding Your Roots.

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

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