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The Hidden yet proven African DNA of Mexico

Modern Human DNA Reveals Forgotten Stories of Latin America " Spanish settlers on their way to mass at the cathedral, built on Aztec ruins; Aborigines from different regions of America, including soldiers who joined the Spanish cause; Africans, enslaved and free" " Tens of thousands of Africans, enslaved and free, lived in Mexico during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. There were even more Africans than Europeans, and today virtually all Mexicans have about 4% African descent" " It is estimated by the study that between 20% and 40% of the people buried in Mexico City in the 16th to 18th centuries were of African descent "

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