Connect to our Roots
I’ve learned that the desire to connect to our roots is not unique to African Americans; as human beings, we’re all eager for a deeper understanding of who we are. It helps us to realize what we are capable of achieving.
“There’s a level of understanding I have now…”
After learning of his African ancestry, BuzzFeed producer Ryann Graham expressed: “I’m very excited to pinpoint exactly where my people are from and also have a lot of historical context as to who I am as a person . . . There’s a level of understanding I have now that makes me so much more excited than I ever thought I would have been.”
Ryann Graham, Buzzfeed Producer
A Good Thing
Stories like Ryann’s are what make my mission so important — to help Black people embrace and celebrate their African heritage.
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