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WSJ Mention: “Study Finds Legacy of Slavery Shaped the DNA of Black Americans Today”

Posted by on Friday, July 24, 2020 in Uncategorized.

A new study combined the genetic data of more than 50,000 people of African and European ancestry with historical records of the trans-Atlantic slave trade to shed more light on how slavery has shaped the African ancestry of people living in the Americas.
A man looks out from ‘The Tunnel’ near where slaves were shipped from Badagry, Nigeria.

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