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Once these slaves came to the United States some of then had children with white Americans.

It turns out that the average African ancestral contribution to to African Americans is ~80%, with the balance being mostly European (there is some Native American, but not much).

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But Martin Luther King, Frederick Douglass, Quincy Jones, Sidney Poitier, and legions of black men can.

Umkay…no one accuses black men of not being black anymore when they hook up with white chicks.

Notice above that the first dimension of variation (PC1) separates the Europeans from all the African populations.

The second dimension of variation (PC2) separates the hunter-gatherer populations of Africa from the agriculturalists.

Obviously individuals and populations exhibit genetic relationships to each other contingent upon the patterns of the variation of base pairs (A, C, G, and T) across the genomes of individuals, but there’s no reasonable way to comprehend this “by eye” when you’re talking about hundreds of thousands of markers.

The authors used two simple methods to infer clustering within the data set. This method is one where the independent dimensions of variation within the data set of the markers are pulled out.

And I’ve even read books such as The Rise and Fall of the Caucasian Race and The History of White People (as well as biographies of older racial theorists, such as Madison Grant).

So I am not entirely ignorant of Ta-Nehisi’s bailiwick, but, I think it would be prudent for the hoarders of old texts to become a touch more familiar with the crisp formalities of the natural sciences.

In his posts on this topic Ta-Nehisi repeatedly points to the real diversity in physical type and ancestry among African Americans, despite acknowledging implicitly the shared preponderant history.

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