African American Lives Photos

  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee
    Photo By: Cable Risdon/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Morgan Freeman
    Photo By: Marcel Hartmann/Sygma/Corbis/PBS
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides Jackie Joyner Kersee through her family tree.
    Photo By: Cable Risdon/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Tina Turner
    Photo By: Tina Turner
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Comedian Chris Rock
    Photo By: Steve Sands/New York Newswire/Corbis/PBS
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Publisher Linda Johnson Rice
    Photo By: Johnson Publishing Company
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Linda Johnson Rice looks through her family album.
    Photo By: Bill Richert/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Tom Joyner as an infant pictured with his parents and brother.
    Photo By: Tom Joyner
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Tom Joyner's paternal grandmother, Ruth Griffin.
    Photo By: Tom Joyner
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Radio personality Tom Joyner
    Photo By: Danny Turner/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - A family portrait with Kathleen Henderson's parents, siblings and maternal grandmother.
    Photo By: Kathleen Henderson
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Peter Gomes examines his family tree.
    Photo By: Jeffrey Dunn/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Theologian Peter Gomes
    Photo By: Stu Rosner/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Don Cheadle
    Photo By: Katy Winn/Corbis/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - A young Anatole Broyard, Bliss Broyard's father.
    Photo By: Bliss Broyard
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Author Bliss Broyard shares the personal story of her father, New York Times critic Anatole Broyard, who chose to "pass" as white.
    Photo By: Melody McDaniel/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Paul Anatole Broyard, Bliss Broyard's grandfather as a young boy.
    Photo By: Bliss Broyard
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - Poet Maya Angelou
    Photo By: Dwight Carter/Thirteen/WNET
  • African American Lives - Season 2 - College Administrator and African American Lives 2 contest winner Kathleen Henderson
    Photo By: Cable Risdon/Thirteen/WNET

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  • Premiered: February 1, 2006
  • Rating: TV-PG
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  • Premise: Using genealogy and DNA science, the ancestral stories of prominent African-Americans are traced to their roots in Africa. (more)

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