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From: "Dra. Ana C. Oquendo Pabón, M.D." <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] DNAPrint majority % accurate?
Date: Sun, 02 Nov 2003 11:27:08 -0500
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In-Reply-To: <21590-3FA5225B-72@storefull-2173.public.lawson.webtv.net>


Hi Ray:

With all due respect, I think all of us who have African ancestry know
the One Drop Rule, including Malcolm.

Ana

Raymond Whritenour wrote:

>Malcolm:
>
>Once again, you've missed the point. In the U.S.A., "Black" does NOT
>mean that a person has to have dark skin. Anyone with "Sub-Saharan
>African ancestry--NO MATTER HOW SMALL THE PERCENTAGE--may call
>themselves "Black." This is a sociological categorization arising from
>historical reasons--NOT from skin color. No photograph of Mr. Joseph
>accompanied the article, but I suspect his skin color is not very dark,
>from the description given.
>
>Ray Whritenour
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