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Report: President Obama Descended From “First American Slave”


This story is going to very soon be recognized as an absolutely astonishing piece of American history.

The very first African-American president of the United States is believed to be a direct descendant of the very first documented case of an African being made a slave in the American colonies. This goes all the way back to Jamestown—Jamestown—and the year 1640.

A research team from Ancestry.com … has concluded that President Barack Obama is the 11thgreat-grandson of John Punch, the first documented African enslaved for life in American history. Remarkably, the connection was made through President Obama’s Caucasian mother’s side of the family.