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Finding Your Roots | Clip | Lena Waithe Learns the Source of the Name “Waithe”

“It’s painful because your name is such a huge part of your identity. So for someone to put their identity onto your family, it just feels unjust,” Lena Waithe reacts to hearing that her surname derives from her ancestors’ slave-owning family in Christ Church, Barbados.

S8 E7 | 0:01:21 | AIRED: 2/15/2022 |
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