Discovering America's Black DNA

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Summary: DNA tests are uncovering mixed bloodlines. For African Americans, this can be emotionally-charged. What do you do when you find out one of your direct ancestors was a slave owner? Does it open the door to new conversations about racial justice? Guests: <a href="" target="_blank">Alex Gee</a> <a href="" target="_blank">Erin Hoag</a> <a href="" target="_blank">Annette Gordon-Reed</a> <a href="" target="_blank">Anita Foeman</a> Interviews: <a href="" target="_blank">How Do You Know Ruben Gee?</a> <a href="" target="_blank">Searching for America's Racial History in a Graveyard</a> <a href="" target="_blank">Uncovering America's Buried History: The Story of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings</a> <a href="" target="_blank">Changing Our Conversation About Race Using Genetic Testing</a>