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    They Still Live, supported with the help of the Paul Hamilton collection, is a journey into the discovery of self. What does it mean to be black,… Read More
    They Still Live, supported with the help of the Paul Hamilton collection, is a journey into the discovery of self. What does it mean to be black, white, mixed, European, Native American, or other? What is the African in African American? How different am I from my fellow neighbor? Made to be liberating, eye opening, and informative at its core, They Still Live is an effort to spark the interest of individuals to discover their heritage and to learn more about the history of their origins. Through the power of DNA testing provided by Ancestry.com, the truth about one’s lineage is illuminated. With access to the Paul Hamilton collection, we paired African Americans with many of the beautiful and historic African art comprising the collection. With the deconstruction of one’s genetics, coupled with the visual cues that link to the ancestors of past, we can truly say, They Still Live. Read Less
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THEY STILL LIVE
Reconstructing roots to build a bridge to tomorrow
They Still Live, supported with the help of the Paul Hamilton collection, is a journey into the discovery of self. What does it mean to be black, white, mixed, European, Native American, or other? What is the African in African American? How different am I from my fellow neighbor?

Made to be liberating, eye opening, and informative at its core, They Still Live is an effort to spark the interest of individuals to discover their heritage and to learn more about the history of their origins. Through the power of DNA testing provided by Ancestry.com,  the truth about one’s lineage is illuminated. With access to the Paul Hamilton  collection, we paired African Americans with many of the beautiful and historic African art comprising the collection. With the deconstruction of one’s genetics, coupled with the visual cues that link to the ancestors of past, we can truly say, They Still Live.
Panama Soweto
Ivory Coast / Ghana – 15%
Africa Southeastern Bantu – 3%
Benin / Togo – 9%
Mali – 2%
Senegal – 3%
Cameroon / Congo – 3%
Nigeria – 28%
Native American – 2%
Asia Central – 3%
Scandinavia – 5%
Ireland – 1%
European West – 18%
Finland / Northwest Russia – 3%
Ietef Hotep Vita
Ivory Coast / Ghana – 20%
Benin / Togo – 18%
Mali – 2%
Senegal – 7%
Cameroon / Congo – 25%
Nigeria – 12%
Africa Central Hunter Gather – 2%
Asia Central – 2%
Great Britain – 9%
Michael Acuna
Ivory Coast / Ghana – 6%
Africa Southeastern Bantu – 13%
Benin / Togo – 36%
Mali – 6%
Senegal – 7%
Cameroon / Congo – 6%
Nigeria – 1%
Africa Central Hunter Gather – 2%
Native American – 4%
Scandinavia – 4%
Great Britain – 3%
European Jewish – 2%
Iberian Peninsula – 4%
Italy / Greece – 3%
Miranda Acuna
Ivory Coast / Ghana – 25%
Africa Southeastern Bantu – 18%
Benin / Togo – 18%
Mali – 6%
Senegal – 6%
Cameroon / Congo  – 2%
Nigeria – 1%
Native American – 3%
Scandinavia – 5%
Great Britain – 5%
Ireland – 3%
European Jewish – 2%
Iberian Peninsula – 2%
Caucus – 2%
Musa Bailey
Ivory Coast / Ghana – 34%
Africa Southeastern Bantu – 2%
Senegal – 8%
Cameroon / Congo – 13%
Nigeria – 2%
Asia South – 2%
Scandinavia – 14%
Great Britain – 3%
Ireland – 9%
Iberian Peninsula – 5%
European West – 3%
Italy / Greece – 2%
Oren Lomena
Ivory Coast / Ghana – 27%
Africa Southeastern Bantu – 2%
Benin / Togo – 4%
Senegal – 2%
Cameroon / Congo – 44%
Nigeria – 17%
Africa Central Hunter Gather – 4%