After receiving many calls requesting an admixture test, we have relaunched myDNAmix! Click here to find out the percentages of ancestry that makeup your personal genetic ancestry.
Today in Black History: African Ancestry officially started on February 21, 2003. Happy Anniversary!
Dr. Rick Kittles makes thegrio.com's 100 Class of 2013! Click here to check it out.
We celebrate our 10th anniversary this year. Stay connected to celebrate with us throughout the coming months!
Congratulations on the re-election of His Excellency President Ernest Koroma.
Today is Election Day. Please be sure to cast your vote!
We're looking forward to seeing you in Atlanta on 9/15 for the 2012 African Ancestry Family Reunion. It's BYOP - Bring Your Own Picnic and we'll have plenty of drinks and sweets. Click here for details of the cool activities that we have planned.
Come celebrate Labor Day with us at the African Festival of the Arts. Stop by the African Ancestry booth for ancestry reveals, test kit discounts, t-shirts and our new tote bags! Click here for more info.
Atlanta is the site of the African Ancestry Family Reunion 2012! ATL got the most votes and so we'll be celebrating in the South. Click here for the Family Reunion details. We hope to see you and your family there on Sept. 15th.
You choose the city. We'll bring the celebration. Vote for your city to be the site of the 2012 African Ancestry Family Reunion. Vote as often as you'd like. Contest ends August 5th!!! Click here to cast your vote.
Check out Finding Your Roots on your local PBS station and watch as AfricanAncestry.com picks up where the show's genealogical paper trail ends for guests such as Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleeza Rice, and Wanda Sykes. Find a complete schedule here.
African Ancestry partners with Tyler New Media and BlackAndMarriedWithKids.com to support the launch of the documentary, "Still Standing". Check out the documentary screenings in DC, Chicago, Houston, Dallas, and ATL. Click here for more info.
Enter the Know Your Heritage Sweepstakes at The Africa Channel. You can win a trip to Ghana. Contest ends on March 2, 2012.
On February 21st, African Ancestry celebrated NINE years in business. Over 30,000 families now know their roots. Do you know?
The We Are Africa Road Tour will be in DC Sept. 24th. Join us at the Civic Center and Veterans Plaza in Downtown Silver Spring as we celebrate Africa with the 2nd Annual Pan African Cultural Festival.
Join African Ancestry at The Smithsonian National Museum of African Art's Community Day on Sept. 10th. Click here for more information. The theme is "The Power of the Word" and it promises to be an original and riveting experience!
The 2011 National Association of Black Journalists Annual Convention and Career Fair will be in Philly Aug 3-7. This is the premier venue for digital journalism education, career development, and the nation’s leaders in media, business, arts & entertainment and technology.
Harlem Week showcases the community's rich economic, political and cultural history. Click here to find out about up coming events!
Join us as we kick-off the We Are Africa 2011 Road Tour on July 9th! We will be revealing the ancestry of Congressman Bobby L. Rush, Actress Regina Taylor, NFL Legend Richard Dent,and others at
The Tenth Anniversary DC Hip-Hop Theater Festival is coming up soon from July 11 - 16th. For the past 10 years, the Hip-Hop Theater Festival has consistently broken new ground, elevating both Hip-Hop and Theater. You can reserve your seat to several free and low cost events here.
Under the theme of "Civil War to Civil Rights - the Path to Racial Healing" The New African-American Civil War Memorial & Museum in Washington, DC will start three days of commemorative activities on July 16th!
African Ancestry will participate in the 91st General Convention of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. in Chicago, June 23 - 26th.
Check out the Step Afrika! Home Performance Series, June 15 - June 26th in Washington DC. A stunning combination of dance and visual arts that celebrates Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration.
150 performances will be showcased during the DC Black Theatre Festival June 12th - 19th! African Ancestry will have a presence at the opening Gala.
In recognition of the International Year of Peoples of African Descent, The GALA Hispanic Theatre concludes its 35th Anniversary Season with Canto al Perú Negro...Celebrating Afro Peru! The production will run in Washington, DC from June 8 - June 26, 2011.
African Ancestry is partnering with the McDonald's 365Black Awards. The 2011 honorees will learn their roots during the ceremony at the Essence Music Festival.
We will be revealing the ancestry of Black Thought of the Roots on June 4th in Philadelphia, PA. The Roots, Nas, Wiz Khalifa, and more will be performing. Find out more info and how to buy tickets here.
The April 4th issue of Jet Magazine has a "Jet Perspective" on tracing your roots with AfricanAncestry.com. Click here to read article.
African Ancestry revealed the ancestries of Congressmen Bobby L. Rush and Gregory Meeks on Capitol Hill. More info here.
The Pan African Film Festival is in Los Angeles, 2/16-2/21. More info here.
An interesting piece on history, heritage, and life along the 3,000 mile Congo River. View here.
Honor Dr. King's legacy by being of service. Find an opportunity to serve in your area by clicking here.
Dr. Rick Kittles, Co-founder and Scientific Director of African Ancestry, is recognized as one of EBONY Magazine's Power 100 for 2010 Issue. Each year, EBONY lists the nation's African-American "power players" who have made significant accomplishments. Congratulations!
Beyond the Bricks is a documentary film project and national community engagement campaign created with the goal of promoting solutions for one of America’s critical problems in education: the consistently low performance of black males in school. Click here for more info. Baltimore on 10/9!
African Ancestry reveals the ancestry of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Coretta Scott King, Marcus Garvey, and others! Join the conversation here.
The We Are Africa Road Tour is in motion. We had an awesome kickoff in New Orleans at the Ashe' Cultural Arts Center. Click here to see what happened!
Join African Ancestry at the National Association of Black Journalists 35th Annual Conference in San Diego. We will participate in panels on 7/29 and 7/30. Click here for more details.
Join African Ancestry at the Hampton Roads Festival June 26th!
The African American Cultural Forum takes place at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina Hotel 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 26. FREE
On Sunday, May 23rd, watch BET as Gina Paige talks about the roots of our beauty. Tune in as the hosts of My Black is Beautiful find out their ancestry. 1pm EST
On Friday, April 30th, watch NBC as Spike Lee shares his genealogy journey with Dr. Daina Ramey Berry of University of Texas at Austin. Spike was one of the first celebrities to find his roots using African Ancestry. Click here to see where he is from!.
Today we lost a national treasure. Dr. Dorothy Height passed today
Hear what Kimberly Elise, India.Arie, Spike Lee, Isaiah Washington & others saying about AA.
Celebrate with us all year long. This month we recognize important art and artists.
Our admixture test is back and better than ever. Discover your ancestral mix today!