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André Leon Talley: “Everyone in That Church was a Queen”

André Leon Talley: “Everyone in That Church was a Queen”

André Leon Talley’s fashion muse was none other than his grandmother. He said that she was a domestic worker for 50 years, but she “rose to her regality every Sunday when she put on that hat.”
Clip Season 8 Episode 10 Length 00:56 Premiere: 04/19/22

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FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Eight is a production of McGee Media, Inkwell Media, Kunhardt Films and WETA Washington, D.C. Corporate support for FINDING YOUR ROOTS WITH HENRY LOUIS GATES, JR., Season Eight is provided by Ancestry and Johnson & Johnson. Support is also provided by Ford Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, and by The Inkwell Society and its members Candace King Weir; Lloyd Carney Foundation; Jim and Susan Swartz; Sheryl Sandberg and Tom Bernthal; Anne Wojcicki; Hayward and Kathy Draper; and Nicole Commissiong and Darnell Armstrong. Major support is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

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Finding Your Roots

About Finding Your Roots

For more than a decade, renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has helped to expand America’s sense of itself, stimulating a national conversation about identity with humor, wisdom, and compassion. Professor Gates has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all.

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Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. shares the family histories of director Alejandro G. Inarritu, iconoclastic performance artist Marina Abramovic, and painter Kehinde Wiley. These visionary artists find their identities challenged - and affirmed.

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Fashion's Roots

Premiered On: 10/13/2020

Meet the fashionable ancestors of Diane von Furstenberg, Narciso Rodriguez, and RuPaul Charles.

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Criminal Kind

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Actor Laura Linney and journalists Lisa Ling and Soledad O'Brien explore their roots with stories of tricksters, scoundrels and outright criminals, who nevertheless laid the groundwork for their success.

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Film director Ava DuVernay, actor S. Epatha Merkerson, and musician Questlove learn about the unexpected places where their ancestors were scattered by slavery, upending their notions of African American history.

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Season 8 Episodes

Where Did We Come From?

S8 E10 Length 52:16 Premiere Date 04/19/22

Watchmen

S8 E9 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 04/12/22

Songs of the Past

S8 E8 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 02/22/22

Forgotten Journeys

S8 E7 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 02/15/22

Fighters

S8 E6 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 02/08/22

Mexican Roots

S8 E5 Length 52:16 Premiere Date 02/01/22

Things We Don't Discuss

S8 E4 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/25/22

Children of Exile

S8 E3 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/04/22

Activist Roots

S8 E2 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/11/22

Hidden in the Genes

S8 E1 Length 52:11 Premiere Date 01/04/22

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