The publication of author Alex Haley’s 1976 Pulitzer Prize-winning family saga ROOTS and the subsequent 1977 ABC miniseries inspired millions to investigate their own family lineages. In the ensuing four decades, interest in genealogy has only grown, and advances in record digitization and DNA testing have opened new doors for tracing African-American family trees. As HISTORY introduces ROOTS to a new generation, explore the latest tools available for anyone researching their slave ancestors.

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