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Should You Trace Your Ancestry via DNA Testing? – These DNA Testing Companies Can Help

— ADVERTISEMENT — DNA tests are conducted to determine the ancestral and cultural bloodlines of humans. DNA tests are also used to diagnose overall health and any potential vulnerability you have resulting from inherited diseases. A DNA test is also known as a “genetic test”. It can involve testing hair, blood, skin and/or amniotic fluid …

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Biography: Paul Laurence Dunbar

Paul Laurence Dunbar was a poet and a novelist who wrote about the various accomplishments of African-Americans and promoted pride in the African-American identity and culture. Dunbar was the first African-American author to garner a significant nation-wide and global following. Much of Dunbar’s work focused on everyday African-American life. The African-American Experience in Ohio, 1850-1920, …

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Langston Hughes- The Great Story Teller

Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Missouri.  His parents were James Hughes and Carrie Langston Hughes. Langston’s mother was a teacher and his father a lawyer and wealthy landowner. Langston Hughes was an African-American male whose origins like most African-Americans can be traced back to West Africa. His father later moved …

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