Haplogroup A4 Unpeeled – European, Jewish, Asian and Native American


“Mitochondrial DNA provides us with a unique periscope back in time to view our most distant ancestors, and the path that they took through time and place to become us, here, today.  Because mitochondrial DNA is passed from generation to generation through an all-female line, un-admixed with the DNA from the father, the mitochondrial DNA we carry today is essentially the same as that carried by our ancestors hundreds or even thousands of years ago, with the exception of an occasional mutation.”


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Source: dna-explained.com

Geraldo Rivera: On Being Jew-Rican, A Rare Mixed Breed

Being a mixed breed, I’ve often felt the need to remind people that I was Jewish, because it’s usually not the first thing that most think of when they hear my name.

Source: latino.foxnews.com

WATCH: Why Lenny Kravitz Didn’t Like Being Called ‘Black’

As a Grammy Award-winning musician, Lenny Kravitz seems to transcend genres to create an indescribably cool sound.

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Couple seek inclusion for multiracial Jews

On Oct.26, Oppenheim will lead a program at the Jewish Center in Princeton, titled “Racial Diversity in the American-Jewish Community: Talking Together about Creating Pathways of Inclusion.”…

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Gina Rodriguez Stars in Multiracial Romcom ‘Sleeping with the Fishes’

Gina Rodriguez, who appeared in the hip-hop drama Filly Brown, is set to play the lead in a romantic comedy called Sleeping with the Fishes.

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Zoë Kravitz (Afro-Bahamian, African-American, Jewish) [American]

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Known as: Actress, singer & model (Modeled for/in Jalouse, Venus Zine, Elle, Vera Wang’s Princess; Frontwoman for the band “Elevator Flight”; daughter of past Daily Multiracial Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet)

Movies: “After Earth”, “X-Men: First Class”, “The Brave One”, “No Reservations”, “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”

TV: “Californication”

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Louis C.K. (Irish, Mexican, Hungarian Jewish) [American/Mexican]

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Known as: Award Winning Stand-up Comedian, TV & Film Writer, Producer, Director & Actor

TV (Acting): “Louie”, “Lucky Louie”, “Parks and Recreation”, “The Chris Rock Show”, “Home Movies”, “Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist”, “The Dana Carvey Show”

TV (Writing): “Louie”, “Louis C.K.: Oh My God”, “Louis C.K.: Chewed Up”, “Louis C.K.: Shameless”, “Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater”, “The Chris Rock Show”, “Lucky Louie”, “Saturday Night Live”, “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”, “Cedric the Entertainer Presents”, “Late Show with David Letterman”, “The Dana Carvey Show”

Movies (Acting): “The Invention of Lying”, “Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins”, “Diminished Capacity”, “Role Models”

Movies (Writing): “Louis C.K.: Hilarious”, “I Think I Love My Wife”, “Pootie Tang”, “Down to Earth”, “Tomorrow Night”, “Ice Cream”, “Caesar’s Salad”

Awards/Accolades: Emmy Awards for Writing in “Louie”, “Louis C.K.: Live at the Beacon Theater”, “The Chris Rock Show”; Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album for “Louis C.K.: Hilarious”

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Robert Purvis(Moroccan, German Jewish, English) [American]

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Known as: Abolitionist (Helped establish the Library Company of Colored People and the American Anti-Slavery Society; Involved in the Philadelphia Vigilance Committee which sheltered slaves on the Underground Railroad)
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Flashback Thursday: Lenny Kravitz (Afro-Bahamian, African-American, Russian Jewish) [American]

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Known as: Multiple Grammy award winning singer-songwriter, musician, record producer & actor (Father of Zoë Kravitz, Ex-Husband of Lisa Bonet)

Music Videos: Let Love Rule, Are You Gonna Go My Way, Fly Away,American Woman, Rock and Roll Is Dead, It Ain’t Over ‘til It’s Over, Lady

Movies: Cinna in “The Hunger Games” series, “Precious”, “The Rugrats Movie”
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