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The Brick Wall Falls

Season 10 Episode 7

About the Episode

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. helps musician Dionne Warwick and actor Danielle Brooks break down the barriers imposed by slavery to learn the names and stories of their ancestors who endured bondage. Facing one of the greatest genealogical challenges, Gates uses his detective skills to piece together the lives of women and men who survived unimaginable ordeals—but emerged to forge families that thrived.

Aired: 02/12/24 | Expires: 03/12/24 | Runtime: 52m 11s
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