DNA helps African-American filmmaker discover her "strong" heritage

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On March 25, the UN paid tribute to the millions of African victims of the transatlantic slave trade. African-Americans, like other people of African descent in the New World, are often curious to know just exactly who their ancestors were and where they came from.

Gerry Adams spoke to documentary filmmaker Leslie K. Brown, who attended the UN commemorations. Brown was part of a group of Americans who travelled to Cameroon in January to meet people who share the same ancestors—an encounter brought about through DNA evidence.

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