African Ancestry is a company that helps transform the way people view themselves and the way they view Africa!

Founded in 2003 by Dr. Rick Kittles and Gina Paige, African Ancestry is the world leader in tracing maternal and paternal lineages of African descent having helped more than 500,000 people re-connect with the roots of their family tree.

Most companies can only tell you what continent you originated from, but not what country. With the industry’s largest and most comprehensive database of over 30,000 indigenous African samples, African Ancestry determines specific countries and—more often than not—specific ethnic groups of origin with an unrivaled level of detail, accuracy and confidence.

African Ancestry is committed to providing a unique service to the black community by working daily to improve the cultural, emotional, physical, spiritual and economic wellbeing of people across the African Diaspora.

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African Ancestry Family Reunions…

are curated birthright journeys solely for members of the African Ancestry family who have completed their maternal and/or paternal DNA test using AfricanAncestry.com and are ready to take the next step to return home to their country of origin for the ultimate family reunion. Beyond the average tour, African Ancestry