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        The Rochons: An African American Dynasty

        In this video from Finding Your Roots, host Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the ancestry of White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jarrett learns she is descended from one of the first African American legislators in the country and that she comes from a line of free people of color dating back to the 1700s.

        The Rochons: An African American Dynasty

        In this video from Finding Your Roots, host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestry of White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett. Jarrett learns she is descended from one of the first African American legislators in the country and from a line of free people of color dating back to the 1700s.

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