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10 influential American celebrities who have traced their African roots

June 19, 2019 at 02:00 pm | Diaspora Connect

Zaina Adamu

Zaina Adamu

June 19, 2019 at 02:00 pm | Diaspora Connect

Don Cheadle

Don Cheadle
Academy Award-nominated actor Don Cheadle hails from Kansas City Missouri and grew up in Nebraska and Colorado, but did you know his DNA traces back to Cameroon?

The Hotel Rwanda star shares paternal ancestry with the Ewondo ethnic group of the Central African country. On his maternal side, he shares ancestry with the Bamileke, Masa and Tikar people.

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