Leslie Odom, Jr.'s 5th Great-Grandfather Was a Slaveowner
Leslie Odom, Jr.'s 5th Great-Grandfather Was a Slaveowner Finding Your Roots
Leslie Odom, Jr. wrestles with the realization that his 5th great-grandfather owned slaves
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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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