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The first AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES revealed the power in discovering one's family history. Now, Henry Louis Gates Jr. will guide a new group to discover their ancestry in AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 2. The series will draw on DNA analysis, genealogical research and family oral tradition to trace the lineages of the participants, including Maya Angelou, Morgan Freeman, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, and Tina Turner, down through U.S. history and back to Africa.
To me, this DVD was like being a kid in a candy store. You want to know more and more. Such great revelations unfold. Their personal stories complement our our places in historyPublished 2 months ago by Pamela S. Thomas
I first saw this series on PBS a few years ago and it was great. I really enjoyed the research and reactions of those profiled in the series. Wonderful job. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer
My class of elementary school students have enjoyed this almost as much as the class paraprofessional & myself. Mr. Ramsey & Myself will take it home to watch again.Published 18 months ago by Shawn S
I've used this episode many times to help my high school students understand the successes and failures of Reconstruction. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Amazon Customer