Elizabeth Alexander talks about her family’s accomplishments.
Mario Batali reminisces about his grandmother.
Queen Noor tells the story of her nomadic childhood.
Elizabeth Alexander talks about her father and his role in quelling violence in D.C.
Elizabeth Alexander talks about her grandfather, Clifford Alexander, Sr.
Dr. Oz reveals why he decided to join the field of medicine when he was seven years old.
Queen Noor describes how she learned about her diverse ethnic background.
Louise Erdrich talks about how she self-identifies.
Stephen Colbert talks about traditions and customs he's kept alive in his own family.
Malcolm Gladwell talks about variations in race and “skin politics” among West Indians.
Kristi Yamaguchi talks about what she felt when she first visited Japan and met relatives.
Mario Batali talks about moving back to Italy as a young man to cook Italian food.