THIS IS MONUMENTAL!
People of African descent are reuniting with African families using autosomal genetic ancestry testing services such as Ancestry.com and 23andMe. In other words, families that were separated during the Transatlantic Slave Trade are reuniting!
As a Ph.D. student in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies, I examine ancestral family identity and ethnic identity within the context of African family reunification. Select the tabs or view the blog to learn more!