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And Still I Rise Preview
S9 E8 - 32s
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the unexpected family trees of activist Angela Y. Davis and statesman Jeh Johnson, using DNA and long-lost records to redefine notions of the black experience—and challenge preconceptions of America’s past.
Angela Davis' Great-Grandfather Took a Slaveowner to Court
S9 E8 - 5m 42s
Angela Davis' great-grandfather, Isom, not only marks her family's transition from slavery to freedom, he's also at the center of a fascinating story involving the Freedmen's Bureau.
Jeh Johnson's Grandfather was a Renowned Sociologist at Fisk
S9 E8 - 7m 14s
"If you know your legacy, you know your history, you will find many interesting things." -- Jeh Johnson remarking on the long line of accomplished ancestors on the maternal and paternal sides of his family.
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