African American Lives


4 hours, 2 DVDs
Source: PBS Video

For some Americans, the essential question "Where do I come from?" cannot be answered; their history has been lost or stolen. This series profiles some of the most accomplished African-Americans of our time, using genealogy and DNA to trace their roots down through American history and back to Africa. It serves as an example for all Americans of the empowerment derived from knowing their heritage.

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