African American DNA Research Forum
Re: AncestrybyDNA 2.5 Results
I know I'm about 7 years late to this conversation....
My family is primarily from Southern Maryland & Virginia. I recently ordered an ancestrybydna test and an ancestryDNA test. I'm eagerly awaiting my results!
I' m African American, and proud of it! I do think there is some value, however, in Black Americans looking into whether or not there is any Native American ancestry.
It wasn't until I really started my research that I realized the impact racism had on ALL people of color, including Native Americans. Virginia's Racial Integrity Act of 1924 is one local example.
Here is a brief Wikipedia excerpt about the act "Indians reclassified as colored