• The more you learn about yourself and your family tree, your self-esteem goes up. They will learn archival skills, historical analysis and science skills. You learn all this in the most seductive way, and that is through learning about yourself. Who doesn't like talking about themselves? It doesn't seem like science or history, it's just fun.

    "Black Ancestry Matters on 'Finding Your Roots'". Interview with Alexandra Phanor-Faury, January 26, 2016.