Although nothing materially changes when you know your ancestry, somehow it ameliorates part of the mystery of who you are and where you came from. Just because of a little bit of spit in a test tube, I now know at least part of the story of my forebears - as told by my DNA.
The show has hired a new fact-checker and two new genealogists as part of its reforms.
The comments beneath Ben Affleck's Facebook "mea culpa" for having his slave-owner ancestor cut from the PBS show Finding Your Roots were pretty typical.
Over the centuries, European artists depicted a variety of religious figures as black, most notably one of the Three Kings
Last year, in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, Ecuadorian immigrant brothers, Jose and Romel Sucuzhanay, walking arm in
Despite much talk of hope and change, President Obama seems largely tone-deaf to women and women's issues. Post-racial country -- yes. Post gender inequality -- not so much.
Inheritance is White, poor credit scores, Black. A missing woman is White and a fugitive on the loose is Black.
Two weeks after President Obama said that Cambridge, Mass., police had "acted stupidly" by arresting Harvard University Prof
The problem with discussing "issues of race," is that it dummies down the issue of racism to an individual level, when the real problem is at the macro level.
It is the sort of workplace meeting most of us can only daydream about: President Barack Obama is slated to sit down in his