Finding Your Roots
Leslie Odom, Jr.'s 5th Great-Grandfather Was a Slaveowner
Clip: Season 8 Episode 8 | 1m 14s
Leslie Odom, Jr. wrestles with the realization that his 5th great-grandfather was a white slave owner after reading the will in which he bequeathed some of his belongings to his “illegitimate, colored” children.
Aired: 02/22/22 |
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Finding Your Roots: Season Nine
A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 3, 2023 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides influential guests into their roots, uncovering deep secrets, hidden identities and lost ancestors.Read More
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