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New Black-Focused Web Site Devoted to Genealogy

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New Black-Focused Web Site Devoted to Genealogy

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New Black-Focused Web Site Devoted to Genealogy

New Black-Focused Web Site Devoted to Genealogy

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The Washington Post and Harvard University scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., have just launched The Root. The online magazine, aimed at blacks, offers a wide lens on the news and offers readers tips on "do-it-yourself" genealogical research.

Farai Chideya talks with Lynette Clemetson, managing editor of The Root.

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