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13 Famous Black Americans Who Learned The Stories Of Their Slave Ancestors

The majority of black Americans can trace their history to slavery. These are just a few of the stories from this disgraceful period in American history.

1. Angela Bassett

2. Nas

3. Oprah Winfrey

4. Morgan Freeman

5. Michelle Obama

6. John Legend

7. Chris Rock

8. Spike Lee

9. Denzel Washington

10. Emmitt Smith

11. Don Cheadle

12. Blair Underwood

13. Condoleezza Rice