Finding Your Roots: Slave Trade Episode – Now Available For Online Viewing at PBS

In this week's episode of Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history—and their own family trees.* The video recording is now available for online viewing, for a limited time, for FREE!

Finding Your Roots – Season 6, Episode 8 – Slave Trade

In this week's episode of Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history—and their own family trees.* The video recording is now available for online viewing, for a limited time, for FREE!

In this week’s episode of Finding Your Roots, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove to the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history—and their own family trees.* The video recording is now available for online viewing, for a limited time, for FREE!

The episode is entitled Slave Trade and can now be viewed online – use the embedded video above or click HERE to access the video. Access expires on March 11, 2020.

*Editor’s note: This episode is comprised of segments from previous seasons of Finding Your Roots.

Finding Your Roots Season 6 Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 18th: Episode 9 – Italian Roots with Marisa Tomei, Jimmy Kimmel, and John Turturro
  • Tuesday, February 25th: Episode 10 – Criminal Kind with Laura Linney, Lisa Ling, and Soledad O’Brien

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.