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For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

Tracy Morgan's third great-grandfather lived as a free man prior to The Civil War.
Anthony Ramos traces his father's mother's roots back to his ninth great grandparents.
Anthony Ramos learns about his 15th great-grandfather's fate at the hand of a conquistador
FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season ten is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Andy Samberg and George R. R. Martin answer family mysteries.
Dr. Gates, brings Felicity Huffman and Michael K. Williams their family histories.
Journalists Christiane Amanpour, Ann Curry and Lisa Ling learn their family histories.
Dr. Gates reveals the family history of Kal Penn, Sheryl Sandberg and Marisa Tomei.
Dr Gates traces the family history of S. Epatha Merkerson and Michael Strahan.
The family histories of politicians Tulsi Gabbard, Marco Rubio and Paul Ryan.
Dr. Gates reveals the histories of comedians Seth Meyers, Tig Notaro and Sarah Silverman.
Dr. Gates explores the stories of Laura Linney, Michael Moore and Chloë Sevigny.
Marina Abramović, Alejandro G. Iñárritu and Kehinde Wiley learn their family histories.
Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the stories of Ty Burrell and Joe Madison.
Anjelica Huston, Mia Farrow, and Isabella Rosselini learn their family histories.
Dr. Gates helps Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet answer family mysteries.
Danielle Brooks learns the dollar value of her enslaved fifth great-grandparents.
A 1940 census, reveals that Sonny Hostin's grandmother's father was absent from her home
Jesse learns about his great grandmother on mother’s side from Sweden, who was a singer.
Tracy's family history unfolds with surprising revelations about his great-grandparents.
Dionne Warwick reacts powerfully to seeing her ancestor listed in an 1870 slave schedule.
Jesse learns about his ancestor, July Hadley's life as an enslaved individual.
Dionne Warwick explores her family history, focusing on her maternal grandfather.
Sunny Hostin's traces her lineage back three generations to Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. maps family trees of comedian Tracy Morgan & actor Anthony Ramos.
Iliza reacts emotionally to discovering her family's history is tied to the Holocaust.
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