Finding Your Roots

On-Demand: Finding Your Roots Discussion Event

Watch On-Demand :WXXI Education and The Local History & Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County for a a chat about the Finding Your Roots Series with a focus on conducting family history by people of color. Learn about local resources and local stories.

Finding Your Roots: The New World On-Demand

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: The New World available to watch on-demand.

Finding Your Roots: Laughing on the Inside

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 8:00pm

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: Laughing on the Inside airing on WXXI-TV May 4, 2021 at 8PM on WXXI-TV and streaming live on wxxi.org/tv. 

Finding Your Roots: On Broadway

Tue, 04/27/2021 - 8:00pm

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: On Broadway airing on WXXI-TV April 27, 2021 at 8PM on WXXI-TV and streaming live on wxxi.org/tv. 

Finding Your Roots: Anchored To The Past

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. examines how journalists Gretchen Carlson and Don Lemon were able to overcome biases in their careers, drawing parallels to relatives who met profound challenges of their own.

Finding Your Roots: The New World

Tue, 04/13/2021 - 8:00pm

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: The New World airing on WXXI-TV April 13, 2021 at 8PM on WXXI-TV and streaming live on wxxi.org/tv. 

Finding Your Roots: Slave Trade on WXXI-World

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 11:00am

Finding Your Roots: Slave Trade:  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr airing on WXXI-World April 11, 2021 at 11PM and April 12, 2021 at 11AM.

Finding Your Roots: Freedom Tales on WXXI-World

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 11:00am

Finding Your Roots: Freedom Tales :  Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr airing on WXXI-World April 4, 2021 at 11PM and April 5, 2021 at 11AM.

Finding Your Roots: Reporting on the Reporters on WXXI-World

Sun, 03/21/2021 - 9:00pm

Finding Your Roots: Reporting on the Reporters: Episode 8 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr airing on WXXI-World March 21, 2021.

Unmarked from Reel South On-Demand

Vast amounts of African American gravesites and burial grounds for enslaved persons have been disappearing over the years and with them personal connections unless these locations are restored.

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