Morgan Freeman Learns About His Slave Ancestry

Rewind: In an episode of the PBS series African American Lives 2 that aired in 2008, the actor uncovers shocking facts about his great-grandmother. Plus: Check out our Roots section for advice on exploring your family tree.

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In an episode of the PBS series African American Lives 2 that aired in 2008, the actor uncovers shocking facts about his great-grandmother.

Check out our Roots section for advice on exploring your family tree.

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