This week on Who Do You Think You Are? the celebrity finding his roots is Lionel Richie, musician, songwriter and record producer. He travels to Chattanooga, TN to the grave of his great-grandfather, Lewis Brown, a pharmacy worker and cemetery caretaker who died in 1931. Richie’s grandfather worked with famous educator and political leader Booker T. Washington at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Richie’s maternal grandmother, Adelaide Towson Foster, graduated from Fisk University and taught music at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama.
Watch this episode, Friday, March 4th on NBC (Channel 10 in Rochester) at 8 PM EST. Check your local listings for other locations. You can also see previous episodes of WDYTYA? on the video page of the Who Do You Think You Are? website. There are also some deleted scenes from past episodes that you can watch online.