by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onJuly 27, 2011
The genealogy project African American Lives traces a leading neurosurgeon's African roots back to a census document.
May 26, 2011
Henry Louis Gates, Jr.'s passion for genealogy manifested itself in four PBS series. It brought such enormous satisfaction that we at The Root wanted to perform a public service and help the readers find their roots as well. Send your questions to tracingyourroots.com.
by Henry Louis Gates Jr. onMay 26, 2011
In 2008, the actor discovered his family's stunning and sad connection to Native Americans as part of the genealogy project African American Lives.
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