Genealogy Adventures

Can we really make assumptions about African American DNA admixtures?

I caught up  with some of the geneticist team who were going to be a part…

Putting the ‘American’ into ‘African American’

Note: 29 Dec 2014. I’ve received a staggering number of requests to re-publish this old post…

The forgotten complexity & diversity of European genetic admixtures

In genealogy it’s always a good practice to re-visit the various records collected and compiled. The…

Finding the right DNA testing company for your requirements

This post is a follow on from yesterday’s post Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in…

Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in Africa to one tribe?

If you’re African American, can you really know what tribe you come from? It’s a question…

Nicholas Wade’s CNN GPS interview: Old phrenology in new clothes?

Anyone who knows me will tell you I am a level-headed person – what my Dad’s…

The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 2: Culture

In my previous post, The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 1: Race  http://genealogyadventures.net/2014/02/20/the-concepts-of-race-vs-culture-pt-1-race/ I touched…

The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 1: Race

I outlined an epiphany I had about the concepts of Race and Culture in my previous…

The concepts of Race vs Culture – an introduction

The more regular visitors to this blog will no doubt realize I’ve gone a bit quiet…

What’s the value of specialist historical archives – and why should we digitize them?

Back in December I had the pleasure of meeting up with Discover Roxbury (http://www.discoverroxbury.org )at an…