Finding Your Roots

Forgotten Journeys

Season 8 Episode 7 | 52m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps John Leguizamo and Lena Waithe retrace the paths of their ancestors, uncovering crucial pieces of their own identities that were lost on the journey to America.

Aired: 02/15/22

Expires: 02/14/26

Rating: NR

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