Lena Waithe Learns Grim Statistics on Slave Life Expectancy
Lena Waithe Learns Grim Statistics on Slave Life Expectancy Finding Your Roots
Lena Waithe learns about the short life expectancy of slaves on a sugar plantation.
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Finding Your Roots
For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.
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