Finding Your Roots

Valerie Jarrett's Groundbreaking Great-Grandfather

Clip: Season 2 Episode 6 | 2m 55s

Valerie Jarrett digs into the family history of her legendary Great-Grandfather, MIT's first African-American graduate and an accomplished architect, recruited to help build the prestigious Tuskegee Institute. How did a man born into slavery have the resources to send his son to a private college?

Aired: 10/27/14

Rating: NR

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