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Using genealogy and DNA science, the ancestral stories of prominent African-Americans are traced to their roots in Africa.

Premiered: February 1, 2006

Rating: TV-PG

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Season 2, Episode 2 A Way Out of No Way

First Aired: February 6, 2008

The story of Chris Rock's great-great-grandfather, who served in South Carolina's state legislature following the Civil War. Also, Don Cheadle learns that his ancestors were enslaved by Chickasaw Indians.

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February 6, 2008

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We Come From People

Season 2, Episode 3

February 13, 2008

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