African American Lives 2 continues Henry Louis Gates Jr.'s. 2006 series with four more episodes tracing the ancestry and lineage of 11 different people. Through extensive research, interviews, and DNA analysis,
A family history traces the compelling story of Michelle Obama's ancestors, covering a journey from slavery to the White House in five generations that bears witness to the changes in the nation.
A guide to African American history and genealogy shares advice on tracing a family's African roots, explaining how to use the Internet, census reports, and other records to trace a family tree
The distinguished scholar examines the origins and history of African-American ancestry as he profiles nineteen noted African Americans--Oprah Winfrey, Maya Angelou, Quincy Jones, Sidney Poitier, and others--and illuminates their individual family sagas throughout U.S. history, the tragedy of slavery, and their African roots.