STERLING K. BROWN REVEALED HIS RECENT AFRICAN ANCESTRY ON TONIGHT’S EMOTIONAL EPISODE OF FINDING YOUR ROOTS

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On tonight’s new episode of FINDING YOUR ROOTS, Sterling K. Brown was moved to tears by host Henry Louis Gates Jr.’s revelation that his fifth-great grandmother and grandfather were born in Africa. It is rare to see native born Africans in the family trees of Black Americans, and this documentation showed Sterling that he is of recent African descent. The moment is part of a series of emotional connections to Brown’s heritage discovered by the FINDING YOUR ROOTS team.

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