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"Watch producer Aissatou Diallo's African Ancestry Experience in this clip from the hard-hitting documentary, Bound: African vs. African Americans, now available on iTunes."
BOUND: AFRICANS VS. AFRICAN AMERICANS
"Chadwick Boseman aka The Black Panther shares his African Ancestry Experience."
Chadwick Boseman
Actor: Black Panther, 42
"African Ancestry gave me a window to my past that I could have only dreamed of - This was even more important to me because I recently lost one of my first cousins who I have worked with in studying our family's history. I received the results in time to "
Cynthia Malachi White
African Ancestry Family Member
"From childhood to adulthood, my past only whispered truth upon truth and now I have the scientific proof to attest for it! Nigerian-Ghanian American, no longer just a generic African-American!"
Cedrick White
African Ancestry Family Member
"In 2006, I made my first trip to the Motherland. When I returned to America, I decided that I needed to know where I came from. This was truly one of the greatest and proudest moments of my life. I made copies of the certificates and laminated them to sho"
Sheena Bouchet
African Ancestry Family Member
"I just want to say thank you African Ancestry for helping me to find my past. Knowing my past has given me peace. Now I can say that I am both Mbensele of Cameroon and Native American. I can pass this knowledge to my daughter, again thank you African Ance"
Sidney Glover
African Ancestry Family Member
"The entire African Ancestry experience moved me in ways that I cannot adequately express in words. The unveiling of my ancestral connections ranks right up there with witnessing the birth of my children, the difference was that I was the one being (re)bor"
Pastor Kenneth Edward Copeland
African Ancestry Family Member

Wall of Return
Here are just a few of the notable African Americans who have traced their roots:
INDIA.ARIE
GUINEA-BISSAU, SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA
COMMON
CAMEROON
EVE
NIGERIA
QUINCY JONES
CAMEROON
ERYKAH BADU
CAMEROON
KIM COLES
SENEGAL
WHOOPI GOLDBERG
SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA
TARAJI P. HENSON
CAMEROON
REGINA KING
SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA, GUINEA-BISSAU
ALFRE WOODARD
CAMEROON
DON CHEADLE
CAMEROON
MORGAN FREEMAN
NIGER
SAMUEL L. JACKSON
GABON
SPIKE LEE
NIGER, CAMEROON
FOREST WHITAKER
GHANA, CAMEROON
CHADWICK BOSEMAN
Yoruba from Nigeria; Limba and Mende from Sierra Leone; Jola from Guinea-Bissau
ANTHONY ANDERSON
BIOKO ISLAND, CAMEROON
DICK GREGORY
NIGERIA
WYATT CENAC
NIGERIA
WANDA SYKES
BIOKO ISLAND, CAMEROON
CHRIS TUCKER
CAMEROON, ANGOLA
JUDGE GLENDA HATCHETT
NIGERIA
TOM JOYNER
SIERRA LEONE
JOE MADISON "THE BLACK EAGLE"
MOZAMBIQUE, SIERRA LEONE
ROBIN ROBERTS
LIBERIA
OPRAH WINFREY
LIBERIA
TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY ANTHONY FOXX
NIGERIA
DR. DOROTHY HEIGHT
SIERRA LEONE
DR. JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN
CAMEROON
MAYA ANGELOU
SIERRA LEONE
CONDOLEEZA RICE
CAMEROON
JIM BROWN
NIGERIA
RICHARD DENT
SIERRA LEONE, GUINEA-BISSAU
NOELLE QUINN
CAMEROON
TREVOR PRYCE
SIERRA LEONE, LIBERIA
TINA THOMPSON
SENEGAL, SIERRA LEONE
REV. JESSE JACKSON
SIERRA LEONE
BISHOP TD JAKES
CAMEROON
REV. JAMES MEEKS
SIERRA LEONE
REV. JONATHAN WEAVER
SENEGAL, GHANA
REP. KAREN BASS (D-CA)
CAMEROON
REP. GREGORY MEEKS (D-NY)
SIERRA LEONE
REP. BOBBY L. RUSH (D-IL)
GHANA
REP. BARBARA LEE (D-CA)
SIERRA LEONE
REP. JOHN LEWIS (D-GA)
SIERRA LEONE