Finding Your Roots
Leslie Odom, Jr.: His Ancestors Were People, Not Possessions
Clip: Season 8 Episode 8 | 1m 38s
After hearing the dollar amount that some of his enslaved ancestors were appraised for at an auction, Leslie Odom, Jr. says that "to honor their presence and to honor the fact that they lived and that they weren't things... is deeply meaningful."
Aired: 02/22/22 |
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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight
A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.Read More
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