Black Genealogy | Understanding DNA Testing for African Ancestry

Sunday 23th July

In this genealogy masterclass, Paul Crooks focuses on key strengths and weaknesses of tracing African origins using DNA testing.


Join us for an enlightening talk by Paul Crooks as he blends Black history and family history to bring the back stories of Caribbean and North American people to life. Discover the extent to which DNA testing helps in determining geographical roots, race or ethnicity, and explore the range of approaches to uncovering ancestors.

Learn everything you need to know about DNA testing in genealogy from an expert in Black genealogy, Paul Crooks. Discover the accuracy and reliability of the tests for uncovering African Caribbean and African American origins, the types of information that can be obtained, and the different types of DNA tests available. We’ll also discuss how to interpret and understand the results.

Who Is This Talk For?

This talk is suitable for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge and understanding of Black History, whether they’re new to exploring family history or have some experience searching for their ancestors and want to know about other sources of information.

Premium Ticket holders

Premium Ticket holders will receive African, Irish & the Music of the Caribbean, A Research Project by Paul Crooks following the event.

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