Historically Black

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Members of an extended Tennessee family talk about their great-great-grandfather, a slave owned by his white, biological father. Also, a young musician and actor discovers that his great-great-grandfather was Bill Driver, a celebrated fiddler in Missouri. ANd, the story of William Hooper Councill, a former slave who served as the first president of what would become Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University, one of the oldest historically black colleges and universities in the nation.