Finding Your Roots

Children of Exile: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.,

Tue, 01/18/2022 - 8:00pm

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. retraces the ancestral journeys of David Chang and Raúl Esparza, whose families fled their homelands, leading them to find lost parts of themselves along the way.

On-Demand: Children of Exile: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.,

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. retraces the ancestral journeys of David Chang and Raúl Esparza, whose families fled their homelands, leading them to find lost parts of themselves along the way. On-Demand through 2/1/2022.

On-Demand: Hidden in the Genes: Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps Rebecca Hall and Lee Daniels solve family mysteries through DNA detective work, illuminating both history and their own identities. On-Demand through 2/1/2022.

Upcoming Season 8 of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Tue, 01/04/2022 - 8:00pm

The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises, and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures. See the complete schedule of episodes and resources: Learn More & And Watch On-Demand at the WXXI Finding Your Roots Website. 

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Season 8

Tue, 01/04/2022 - 8:00pm

The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises, and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures. 

Finding Your Roots: Laughing on the Inside On-Demand

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. provides comedians Lewis Black and Roy Wood, Jr. with accounts of hardship in their family trees which may have led them to each find humor in adversity. Watch the episoode on-demand through

Finding Your Roots: On Broadway On-Demand

Tue, 04/27/2021 - 9:00pm

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr: On Broadway  streaming on-demand through 5/25/2021.

Finding Your Roots: Anchored To The Past On-Demand

Watch On-Demand: 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.

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.

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