Pres. Thomas Jefferson through the eyes of his Black descendants

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(NEXSTAR) – In celebration of the Fourth of July, the Smithsonian Magazine just released a new project that reimagines historical figures through the eyes of their living descendants.

As the sixth great-grandson of President Thomas Jefferson and his slave Sally Hemings, Nexstar (CW39) news anchor, Shannon LaNier, decided to participate and give you a behind the scenes sneak peek.

To view the entire Smithsonian Mag. “Descendants Project,” visit www.SmithsonianMag.com/Descendants

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