Poet Elizabeth Alexander Explores Family History

Rewind: In an episode of Faces of America that aired on PBS in 2010, the poet talks about her grandfather's immigration from Jamaica to Harlem, N.Y., and how he influenced his community.

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Rewind: In an episode of Faces of America that aired on PBS in 2010, the poet talks about her grandfather's immigration from Jamaica to Harlem, N.Y., and how he influenced his community. To get advice for exploring your family tree, check out our Roots section.