Virtual Event

Virtual Screening & Chat: "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr."

When: Thu., March 11, 7-8:30 p.m. 2021

WXXI Education and the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County’s Local History & Genealogy Division will host a virtual screening of clips from the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," followed by a panel discussion focused on the challenges and opportunities for African-American families tracing their lineage.

The event will be moderated by Christine L. Ridarsky, City Historian and Historical Services Consultant, The Local History & Genealogy Division of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County.