Finding Your Roots Season 4 - Episode 4 Promo
Three guests who have helped to redefine Black America in the last decade find their identities challenged as they learn about their family origins.
- [Narrator] Next time on Finding Your Roots.
Three African Americans rethink old assumptions
about their ancestry.
Social activist Janet Mock.
- I didn't think that this was possible.
It makes me so happy.
- [Narrator] Journalist At-Nehisi Coates
- That is your third great-grandmother,
someone else's property.
- That's something.
When I think about black folks, I think about struggle.
- [Narrator] And film director Ava Duvernay.
- [Host] Your fifth great-grandfather was a slave owner.
- The truth of us is complicated.
- [Narrator] Finding Your Roots.