Finding Your Roots

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings

Finding Your Roots: The Seedlings is a curriculum, video series, and at-home activity collection that explores family history and DNA ancestry with youth, appropriate for educational settings.

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On-demand: Where Did We Come From: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. journeys with Erin Burnett, Amy Carlson and André Leon Talley, three guests from diverse backgrounds, as they meet the ancestors who laid the groundwork for their success. Watch on-demand through 5/17/22

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Finding Your Roots Media-Making Workshop

Thu, 05/26/2022 - 4:00pm

Join WXXI Education for a free media-making workshop using inspiration and resources from public media projects and series such  as PBS' Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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On-Demand: Watchmen: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch On-Demand Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides Regina King and Damon Lindelof, the creative forces behind a visionary television series, as they discover that they have more in common than meets the eye. Available through 5/10/22

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Finding Your Roots: On Broadway

Tue, 03/15/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. investigates the family histories of Broadway stars Audra McDonald and Mandy Patinkin, 

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Finding Your Roots Digital Storytelling Workshop

Thu, 03/31/2022 - 4:00pm

Join WXXI Education for a free digital storytelling workshop using inspiration and resources from PBS' Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and digital media creation tools. 

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On-Demand: Songs of the Past: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. accompanies Broadway stars Leslie Odom, Jr. and Nathan Lane as they meet a cast of inspiring ancestors hidden in the branches of their family trees. Available Tuesday, February 22 at 9:00 PM through March 22.  

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On-Demand Forgotten Journeys: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.


Watch On-Demand:
 Dr. 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. Available through 3/15/22

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On-demand Fighters: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Watch On-demand: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. sits down with Terry Crews and Tony Danza, both guests who overcame adversity, to discover they aren’t the first in their families to beat the odds through sheer force of will. Through 3/9/2022. 

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On-Demand: Mexican Roots: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and guests Mario Lopez and Melissa Villaseñor look at The Mexican-American experience as seen through the lens of two families. Watch On-Demand from 2/1/22-3/2/22

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