Finding Your Roots

Clues About Lee Daniels’ Fun-Loving Side of the Family

Clip: Season 8 Episode 1 | 1m 3s  | Video has closed captioning.

“That’s why they’re so damn uppity.” An 1850 census reveals clues about Lee Daniel’s grandmother’s fun-loving, musical family and why he has always felt a special connection to them.

Aired: 01/04/22

Rating: NR

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