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Descendants of Possible Tulsa Massacre Victims Can Give DNA

People who believe they are descendants of victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre can now provide genetic material to help scientists when they...

California panel OKs reparations limit for slave descendants

By JANIE HAR, Associated Press California's first-in-the-nation task force on reparations has decided to limit state compensation to the descendants of free and enslaved Black...

Calif. Reparations Task Force: Lineage, Not Race, to Determine Who Gets Payments

After a first vote failed, the California Task Force to Study and Develop Reparations Proposals for African Americans decided that lineage will determine who...

Bookstore and Museum Teaches that Black History is Diverse

By PAUL GUZZO, Tampa Bay Times (AP) _ She is Black, she is American and she has ancestral roots in Africa, but Gigi Best-Richardson does...

Tracing Family’s Roots Gives a ‘Broader Sense of Self’

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For African Americans, the quest to trace one’s origins is fraught with mystery and dead-ends. But with...