Were Michelle Obama’s ancestors white slave owners?


Conservative News Update:

I thought this was a joke until I read it fully:

From Ancestry.com

I suspected that Mrs. Obama’s white ancestors belonged to the white Shields family that had owned her great-great-great grandmother, Melvinia Shields. So I persuaded several descendants of the black and white Shields to do DNA testing.

The results showed that the two families were related. The DNA testing indicated that Melvinia’s owner’s son was the likely father of Melvinia’s biracial child, Dolphus Shields. (Dolphus Shields is the first lady’s great-great grandfather.)

This was painful news for many of the Shields descendants. They knew that that Melvinia might have been raped and that their kinship originated during slavery, one of the darkest chapters of our history.

http://blogs.ancestry.com/cm/2012/09/12/using-dna-to-trace-michelle-obamas-past/?o_xid=54217&o_lid=54217&o_sch=Content+Marketing

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