New Episode of Finding Your Roots – Slave Trade – On PBS Tonight!

The 8th episode of Season 6 of Finding Your Roots is entitled Slave Trade. 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.

Catch Finding Your Roots featuring film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove – Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

The 8th episode of Season 6 of Finding Your Roots is entitled Slave Trade. 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.

Finding Your Roots, hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., offers another new episode on Tuesday, February 11th.

Season 6 Episode 8: Slave Trade

The 8th episode of Season 6 of Finding Your Roots is entitled Slave Trade. 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.*

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

Check Your Local PBS Listings for Finding Your Roots

Click HERE to access information on local listings for Finding Your Roots Season 6.

Watch Finding Your Roots Online

Although it has not been confirmed for Season 6, in the past seasons each episode was made available on the PBS website the following day for viewing. Stay tuned here at Abundant Genealogy for more information.

Finding Your Roots Season 6 Schedule

  • Tuesday, February 11th: Episode 8 – Slave Trade with Questlove, S. Epatha Merkerson, and Ava DuVernay
  • 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.

1 Comment on "New Episode of Finding Your Roots – Slave Trade – On PBS Tonight!"

  1. Didn’t this episode 6 play last year?

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