Episode 7: Chicago news anchor's journey to Africa for answers

05.23.2018 - By Genetic Jackpot

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For many, online records and databases can serve as our primary source of research into our families following a DNA tests. Many others, unfortunately, do not have that option. WGN anchor Cortney Hall spoke to us about her journey to Senegal after a DNA test revealed she was of Senegalese Mandinka ancestry. She shares her story with us, then we chat about the unique difficulty African-Americans can face when researching their own history.

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