This Land Is My Land Preview
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright, redefining their sense of the black experience — and challenging preconceptions about America’s past.
- This is all miraculous to me.
- [Narrator] On "Finding Your Roots", Queen Latifah.
- We're a very unique family.
- [Narrator] And actor Jeffrey Wright.
- There are shadows over a lot of the history.
- Yeah. - In my family.
- [Narrator] Unexpected stories.
- You have a recent white ancestor.
- I didn't know what we were.
- [Narrator] From a complicated world.
- Can you imagine having neighbors who used to own you?
- I feel these people.
- This is mind-blowing.
- [Narrator] "Finding Your Roots", tune in or stream,
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