A growing number of people are beginning to use ancestry and genealogical databases to discover their roots. Celebrities are no different. Many of them were surprised to find that their lineage traced back to Africa, and you may be surprised, too, when you find out where these 10 African American public figures are really from.
You may also like
- Kramanti, the African dialect that outlived slavery to become Jamaica’s identity
- Jamaica is third Caribbean country in a month to sign visa waiver agreement with Ghana
- Life in Africa: 7 expats & returnees share advise for living and working on the continent
- From meeting the Ashanti king to visiting a slave castle, here’s how Kofi Kingston marked his trip to Ghana