Send Us Your Genealogy Questions

Need help with your family tree? Send us your queries and The Root's editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., will answer them in our Roots section.

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The Root's editor-in-chief, Henry Louis Gates Jr., says, "It's time that all black people write their own family tree." Send your questions to askdrgates@theroot.com, and he will choose one to answer weekly this fall in our Roots section.

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