• Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: Education | The Story of Peyton Polly
    S1 Ep9: Education | The Story of Peyton ...
    A look at how John Legend’s ancestor, Peyton Polly, attained his freedom.
    0:03:55
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: Education | The Story of Peyton Polly’s Children
    S1 Ep9: Education | The Story of Peyton ...
    The story of the kidnapping of Peyton Polly’s children’s and their journey ...
    0:07:29
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: Education | Fighting for Freedom
    S1 Ep9: Education | Fighting for Freedom
    An overview of how the Revolutionary War helped slaves attain their freedom.
    0:01:00
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: John Legend's Musical Beginnings
    S1 Ep9: John Legend's Musical Beginnings
    In this video, John Legend discusses his musical beginnings and shows rare ...
    0:01:21
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: Early Stand-Up Experience
    S1 Ep9: Early Stand-Up Experience
    Comedian Wanda Sykes recalls a poorly-received stand-up comedy routine early on ...
    0:01:00
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: Suing for Freedom
    S1 Ep9: Suing for Freedom
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. talks with friend Margarett Cooper about her remarkable ...
    0:04:13
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep9: John Legend and Wanda Sykes
    S1 Ep9: John Legend and Wanda Sykes
    Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of musician John Legend and ...
    Air Date 5/13/2012
    0:51:10
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Education | The Partition of India
    S1 Ep8: Education | The Partition of ...
    The history of the India/Pakistan partition is told through the story of Dr. ...
    0:03:58
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Education | A Hurried Escape
    S1 Ep8: Education | A Hurried Escape
    Margaret Cho learns the reasons for her father’s family’s hurried escape ...
    0:03:02
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Education | Leaving Poland
    S1 Ep8: Education | Leaving Poland
    Martha Stewart learns the fate of her great grandparents and comes to understand ...
    0:02:23
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Martha Stewart's Artisan Ancestors
    S1 Ep8: Martha Stewart's Artisan ...
    Martha Stewart comes from a long line of domestic workers and craftsmanship.
    0:01:11
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Martha Stewart, Margaret Cho, and Sanjay Gupta
    S1 Ep8: Martha Stewart, Margaret Cho, ...
    The ancestral pasts of author and television personality Martha Stewart, ...
    Air Date 5/6/2012
    0:51:11
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Spending Time in the Castro
    S1 Ep8: Spending Time in the Castro
    Comedian and actress Margaret Cho talks about her experience living as a young ...
    0:01:58
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep8: Gupta Family Scrolls
    S1 Ep8: Gupta Family Scrolls
    Finding Your Roots uncovers scrolls that have recorded 8 generations of Sanjay ...
    0:01:14
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep7: Education | Growing up under Jim Crow in WV and TN
    S1 Ep7: Education | Growing up under Jim ...
    A look at life under Jim Crow in Piedmont, WV during Henry Louis Gates, Jr.’s ...
    0:04:31
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep7: Education | Growing up under Jim Crow in Birmingham,
    S1 Ep7: Education | Growing up under Jim ...
    A look at life under Jim Crow in Birmingham, Alabama during Condoleezza Rice’s ...
    0:03:32
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep7: Education | Growing up under Jim Crow in Grapeland,
    S1 Ep7: Education | Growing up under Jim ...
    A look at life under Jim Crow in Grapeland, Texas during Ruth Simmons’ ...
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep7: Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice, and Ruth Simmon
    S1 Ep7: Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza ...
    The ancestral pasts of actor Samuel L. Jackson, former Secretary of State ...
    Air Date 4/29/2012
    0:51:10
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep4: Children Keep Going
    S1 Ep4: Children Keep Going
    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice remembers the September 1963 bombing ...
    0:01:07
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep7: That Was What It Was
    S1 Ep7: That Was What It Was
    Actor Samuel L. Jackson discusses his experience growing up in segregated ...
    0:01:06
  • Finding Your Roots -- S1 Ep7: A Family of Sharecroppers
    S1 Ep7: A Family of Sharecroppers
    Brown University President Ruth Simmons grew up in a family of sharecroppers, a ...
    0:01:24