Finding Your Roots

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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.

AIRED: January 14, 2020 | 0:00:30
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- 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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