Finding Your Roots

Slave Trade

Season 6 Episode 8 | 52m 41s | Video has closed captioning.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history—and their own family trees.

Aired: 02/11/20

Expires: 02/10/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.

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