1 in 8 white Louisianians has black ancestry, highest percentage in country, report says

About 12 percent of Louisiana residents who identify themselves as “white” have at least 1 percent African ancestry

Source: www.nola.com

The average African-American person nationwide has about 24 percent European ancestry, the report says. Interestingly, the report also looks at the gender of those European ancestors – about 5 percent of the ancestors of African Americans were European females, and 19 percent were European males. Vox points out that disparity is likely connected to male slave owners who raped enslaved women from Africa.

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