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YORUBA, IGBO, FULANI, HAUSA

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Source: African Royal DNA Project, access 7/9/2018 WE ARE ONE FAMILY OF PEOPLE, DO NOT GET TRAPPED INTO THE CONSTRUCT OF DIVISION AND ETHNICITY.  I have have been asked to explain a few details again so all new members/subscribers can learn and receive the tools needed to dig deeper.  So here we go. We know that

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Research Tips

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By: Monica Primus Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA Source: Johns Family and Relatives 7/7/18 I have been doing family research for over 20 years and have been using Ancestry.com and Family Tree Maker (FTM) for almost as long so I have a couple of pointers I would like to share. 1. Do NOT use the tree

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VIRGINIA LOST PAPERS

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Library of Virginia: Voices of nineteenth-century Africans in American 26 June 2018 By Kyle Rogers, LVA Newspaper Project volunteer As part of an ongoing effort to give voice to nineteenth-century African Americans through digital projects like Virginia Untold and Virginia Chronicle, the Virginia Newspaper Project has identified nearly 500 advertisements posted by free African Americans during

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It not for you are I to choose

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It’s not for us to choose by Judy G. Russell | Jun 24, 2018 When the DNA results are not what was expected… The question came in again this past week, as it has so many times in recent years. A genealogist had asked others in the family to test to further the genealogist’s own

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MtDNA H1b1A

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Understanding DNA results is very important to understanding who you are, your origins, and how you came to be. The results below do not tell the whole story but is the beginning.  H1b1 or H1b1A is not the complete picture. There are more numbers trailing these numbers and letter. H1 & H3 Haplogroup H1 is by far

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User Comment June 9, 2018

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Sandra Bailey via wpdatacenter.com  Jun 9, 2018, 6:21 PM to me   Name: Sandra Bailey Email: slbailey16 Website: Comment: Recently received my ancestry DNA results, and now I’m totally hooked! On one of Henry Louis Gates programs, recently, he used the results from mtDNA to locate exactly where, Oprah, Chris Tucker and a few others originated. I would love to find

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Book Discussion Group: “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”

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Book Discussion Group: “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome”The spring 2018 book discussion group is reading Dr. Joy DeGruy’s 2005 book, “Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome: America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury & Healing.”Saturday, June 16 | 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.  Tanner Community Development Corporation, 2nd floor 700 E. Jefferson St. | Phoenix, AZ 85034 The June session will focus on black male/female relationships

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Native American’s are apart of our history

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Donna Koch Multi-Ethnic Virginia and Carolina History posted June 9 14hrs I was researching somewhere else and this is a partial response I received. Is this true? ” Native Americans no matter what Tribe they belong to would not be on a US Census until after 1924 when they were allowed to be US citizens.

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