Finding Your Roots

Maternal Third Great Grandparents Freed from Slavery

Clip: Season 7 Episode 9 | 1m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

“Look what they did. Look at what they achieved.” Audra McDonald is moved to learn her maternal third great-grandparents survived slavery, started a family, and purchased land post-Civil War.

Aired: 04/27/21

Rating: TV-PG

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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.

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