African American Lives 2006 | TV Show

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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 3 We Come From People

First Aired: February 13, 2008

Information about Morgan Freeman's great-grandmother is unearthed in the records of the Works Progress Administration, a Depression-era federal agency. Also: the story of theologian Peter Gomes' ancestors, who were freed in the late 1700s by Quakers.

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February 6, 2008

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Season 2, Episode 4

February 13, 2008

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