Ancestry testing as a Rorschach test

The website The Root often has a Q & A with various African Americans, famous and not so famous, about their genealogy in relation to personal genomics. In most cases these tests tell you what you already know, but for African Americans there is often actually value-add in terms of greater specificity and precision, which would otherwise be lacking for obvious historical reasons.

Despite its objective scientific patina the processing and interpretation of the resultant information can be rather subjective, and illuminating.

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