Table of Contents for In Search of Our Roots : How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past


INTRODUCTION: FAMILY MATTERS 1
PREFATORY NOTES ON THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE 15
MAYA ANGELOU 23
QUINCY JONES 41
MORGAN FREEMAN 58
TINA TURNER 80
PETER J. GOMES 104
SARA LAWRENCE-LIGHTFOOT 130
TOM JOYNER 153
BENJAMIN CARSON 179
OPRAH WINFREY 200
WHOOPI GOLDBERG 225
MAE JEMISON 242
T.D. JAKES 260
LINDA JOHNSON RICE 287
KATHLEEN HENDERSON 308
JACKIE JOYNER-KERSEE 325
DON CHEADLE 344
CHRIS ROCK 361
BLISS BROYARD 380
CHRIS TUCKER 397
HOW TO TRACE YOUR OWN ROOTS 415
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 425
INDEX 427