PBS NewsHour

Can DNA tests help with ruptures from transatlantic slavery?

Clip: 10/02/2016 | 9m 57s

Alondra Nelson has followed how African-Americans are using DNA tests to help answer questions about their identities that were lost during the transatlantic slave trade. Her book, "The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations and Reconciliation After the Genome," chronicles their experiences. She joined Hari Sreenivasan to discuss.

Aired: 10/02/16

Rating: NR

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