The Lesser-Known Racist Side Of Mainstream DNA Tests

And why it’s a waste of money if you’re Black

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

My white Swiss husband was curious about his lineage. Our mixed-race children were convinced he was Italian given his shock of jet black hair (at least when he was younger), and his dark features. There are no commercial DNA companies in Switzerland, so we turned to the US. Within weeks, my…

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Rebecca Stevens A.

Rebecca Stevens A.

I write about racism, but there are so many other things I would like to write about instead. Help me dismantle racism so that I can get to that.