American talk show host and our Mother of course Oprah Winfrey is one of the thousands African American
who traced their African roots via DNA mapping .She discovered that she was a descedent of the Kpelle people of LIberia . since DNA mapping made it possible to trace ancentry , ten thousands around the world have taken tests. but the process is of particular interest to Black Americans becuase it offers to reverse the terrible forces separation from their home. Too many Africans , Barack Obama’s triip to Ghana represented a home coming for the first African American president – a son of world poorest continent who attained Global power . Obama’s heritage includes Kenya and his father came to United States as a foreign student.