Assuming a line on the slave schedules is an ancestor without supporting documentation or that the nearest white person is a former slaveholder bastardizes all the family historians and genealogists who have spent decades conducting African American genealogy. (Featured Image: 1860 US Slave Schedules, Goingsnake District, Cherokee Nation)(2)
How the results of genealogical DNA tests can alter conversations about race in the United States.
(Featured Image: Children playing cards in front yard in slum area near Union Station. Section inhabited by both whites and Negroes. Washington, D.C., Carl Mydans, September 1935)(1)