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African Ancestry, Educators, Identity Experts Launch DNA Education Project during Historic Black History Month; 7th Graders Score High on Ultimate Self Test
Date:2/3/2009

Education Project culminates in a powerful celebration where African Ancestry assembles the students, their families, faculty and the community to unveil where in African each student's bloodline originated.

Dr. Grant -- an educator in DC public schools for more than 13 years -- also took part in the ancestry-testing day and will closely monitor the activities throughout the program. "This is one of the most inspirational, unique initiatives that I've seen for middle school students. I was overwhelmed by their excitement about ancestry tracing and the continent of Africa, and even more struck by their keen focus and interest on the science dimension of it all."

African Ancestry's Ancestry Education Project Reveal Celebration

  • February 25 (Time TBD)
  • Walker Jones Education Center, 1100 1st Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20001
  • Media are invited to attend, but must RSVP by February 15; Photo, video and interview opportunities available upon request
Education studies show that project-based science increases students' interest, learning and achievement motivation. Psychological research indicates that identity is one of the most important aspects of human development and knowing ancestral origins is an important aspect of a person's identity construction/development. "Engaging students in this interdisciplinary education project creates a unique opportunity for an authentic learning experience to promote their science interest, achievement motivation and identity," said Dr. Cynthia Winston, the project's educational psychologist and Principal Investigator of Howard University's Identity and Success Research Lab.

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Founded in 2003 on years of research, African Ancestry, Inc. is the ancestry tracing company that pioneered African lineage matching in t
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