Finding Your Roots

Audra Reacts to Seeing Her Ancestors Listed as Property

Clip: Season 7 Episode 9 | 1m 12s | Video has closed captioning.

In an 1860s census, we uncovered a slave schedule listing Audra McDonald’s ancestor as property, which caused a mixture of emotions for Audra.

Aired: 04/27/21

Rating: TV-PG

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