Finding Your Roots: Maya Rudolph clip for People.com, Jan. 19, 2016

I enjoyed speaking with historian and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. to tease the latest episode of Finding Your Roots, enjoying its third season on PBS stations. I hope to include more of the interview in this post at a later date.

 Title card courtesy PBS.

Title card courtesy PBS.

In "In Search of Freedom," Maya Rudolph, Shonda Rhimes and Keenan Ivory Wayans take fascinating journeys into their past and learn how to interpret their current identities. To read the story posted online, just scroll down the three images below.

To see a teaser for the episode, check out the video below, and to see the specific clip I wrote about above, click the link to the post on People here: