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Connecting the African American past to the present

Elizabeth Alexander talks about her family’s accomplishments, and how they may (or may not) relate to what Henry Louis Gates, Jr. revealed about her ancestry.
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About Faces of America

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. uncovers eye-opening facts about the ancestry and family legacies of distinguished Americans in the documentary series "Faces of America." Gates uses the latest technology to study genealogy, genetics and historical documentation to reveal who is related to whom and what makes American culture unique.
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