If ROOTS has you inspired to explore your slave ancestry, here are some recommendations of places to start.
Explore 10 surprising facts about the bloodiest slave revolt in American history.
While the patriots battled for freedom from Great Britain, upwards of 20,000 runaway slaves declared their own personal independence and fought on the side of the British.
A half-century after Congress banned the slave trade, a converted racing yacht defied American law in 1858 and made the last documented voyage of an American slave ship.
Meet eight abolitionists who helped fugitive slaves escape to freedom.
From a former manservant to a little-known Civil War veteran, meet five men who rose up from slavery to become part of the United States’ first generation of black congressmen.
Get the stories of six early pioneers of the antislavery cause.
Find out the truth behind five common myths or misunderstandings about slavery in the United States.