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Wanda Sykes | Free Black Ancestors in the 1850s

A look at the lives of Wanda Sykes’s ancestors in the 1850s and how a marriage certificate proves their free status.

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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. Tuesdays at 8/7c.

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

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