Profile of the Day: Lionel Richie

Posted March 4, 2011 by Amanda | One Comment

Tonight’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? features singer/songwriter Lionel Richie. Let’s watch as Richie investigates his maternal grandmother’s ancestry and discovers his family’s ties to the dawning of the civil rights movement.

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  • Bob Moore

    I was watching TV the other night and saw a program where Lionel was searching for his family ancestry. This was a very moving experience for him and me. I would like to think that as the greatest freedom seeking nation, we as a people are righting the racial inequalities of the past. I have to ask the question why has this taken so long. Lionel’s, music is heart felt. He has been given a great musical gift which will bind us together as we all move forward to a greater future. Thank-you.