An unprecedented four-part series, AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES uncovers a new level personal discovery. Using genealogy, oral history, family stories, and DNA analysis to trace lineages through American history and back to Africa, the series provides life-changing journeys for a diverse group of highly accomplished African Americans including Whoopi Goldberg, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Quincy Jones, Dr. Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, Chris Tucker and Oprah Winfrey.
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Producer: Graham Judd, Leslie D. Farrell, Leslie Asako Gladsjo
Executive Producer: William R. Grant, Peter Kunhardt, Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Production Company: Thirteen
Production Year: 2005
Director: Jesse Sweet, Leslie Asako Gladsjo, Leslie D. Farrell, Graham Judd
Host: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Narrator: Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Actors: Oprah Winfrey, Chris Tucker, TD Jakes, Whoopi Goldberg, Dr. Ben Carson, Mae Jemison, Quincy Jones, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Talent: Whoopi Goldberg, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Quincy Jones,
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 240 minutes
Language Track: English
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen