Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. continues his project, Finding Your Roots, to uncover the surprising ancestral stories of cultural trailblazers. Tonight, he helps actor Sterling K. Brown, comedian Sasheer Zamata and musician Jon Batiste discover the unexpected places their ancestors called home, providing new insight into the people and places that made them who they are today.

Watch it tonight at 8pm on WGBH 2.