Robin Roberts Finds Strong Southern Roots

I've always known I come from a strong family. The stories of my own parents' struggles and triumphs, and those of their parents, are a constant reminder of the traditions I carry with me. Searching my ancestry, I found a brilliant tapestry of hope, courage and innovation that goes back centuries. Many African-Americans interested in tracing back their family history often hit a brick wall around 1870. The brick wall is, of course, slavery. So one of the first things I did was take a DNA...Full Story
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