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The PBS show's main goal is to help stars uncover their family's history.

PBS has halted the third season production of Finding Your Roots after an investigation proved the omission of Ben Affleck’s slave-owning ancestor violated ethical guidelines. The…

Remember when Ben Affleck was all sad a couple of months ago when he found out that his family owned slaves on the PBS show Finding…

Ah, Ben Affleck. Hollywood Golden Boy. Two-time Oscar winner. One half of the phenomenon that was “Bennifer.” And the descendent of a slave-owning family member? Yikes! Affleck’s apparent…

In continuing fall out from those hacked Sony emails, Wikileaks revealed that actor Ben Affleck asked that his ancestor’s slave owning past be scrubbed from…