Welcome to Retro Rewind, the TGJ original feature launched to take you on a journey into TV and Film’s glorious and informative past.
Today, our journey to the past sees us meet with Oprah‘s as she sought the answers to questions concealed by the horrific, disgusting and inhumane slave trade.
Enslaved Africans faced the threat of torture and death if they spoke their native languages and so said languages and the cultures they came from were lost with every passing generation.
This, making it almost impossible for descendants of enslaved Africans to trace their roots back to the continent…until now.
How Oprah did it?
Do you know anything about your ancestry? If so, we’d love to hear about it…