James Watson has been under fire for more than a decade for falsely saying in 2007 that there is science to prove that Black people are intellectually inferior.


Law enforcement can request genetic info from the two genealogy companies to identify you in a criminal investigation.

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Want to find your roots? Roland Martin and the “NewsOne Now” panel discussed DNA ancestry research Monday with Gina Paige from “For us as African Americans, we hit a brick wall when we go through that traditional genealogical path,” Paige says. “What we’re doing at African Ancestry is taking what’s innate in us, our […]

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If you think people were wrongfully stopped, searched, and arrested before, the 5-4 decision made by the Supreme Court to allow the collection and storage of DNA of anyone who is arrested will make prior stop and frisk statistics look like child’s play. This decision, to the shock and dismay of many in the legal […]

NEW ORLEANS  — A man convicted of raping a woman in 1981 but cleared last month by DNA tests was freed from a Louisiana prison Friday after nearly 30 years behind bars. Henry James was released from the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola a day after state District Judge Henry G. Sullivan vacated his conviction. Jefferson […]

DALLAS (AP) — A 51-year-old Texas man who spent 30 years in prison for aggravated robbery will likely have his conviction set aside after DNA testing proved his innocence. An exoneration hearing for Cornelius Dupree Jr. is scheduled for Tuesday in Dallas. If his conviction is overturned, Dupree would have spent more time wrongly imprisoned […]

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury has awarded $18.5 million to a New York City man who was exonerated four years ago after spending more than two decades in prison. Alan Newton was cleared by DNA evidence in 2006. He had been sentenced in 1985 to up to 40 years in prison after being convicted […]

Hello Beautiful is reporting that Leicester Bryce Stovell want a new DNA test to prove that he is LeBron James father and “gift money” he would have received if the test had proved that he was the father. Stovell claims that LeBron James mother, GloriaJames , falsified a 2007 paternity suit. Read The Whole Story […]

Imprisoned for 27 years for a rape he didn’t commit, Michael Anthony Green walked out of jail a free man on Friday and in the process was able to leave behind some of the anger that had fueled his survival behind bars.

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Preliminary DNA tests found no evidence of semen on a 7-year-old New Jersey girl who police said was gang-raped after her stepsister sold her for sex.