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'The Daily Show' Stars Jessica Williams And Wyatt Cenac Discover Their African Ancestry

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Diversity in the comedy world has been a hot topic lately, and "The Daily Show" stars, Jessica Williams and Wyatt Cenac are two great examples of comedians of color taking popular shows by storm. And while the pair might know a thing or two about how to make folks laugh, there's one thing they weren't privy to -- their African ancestry.

But thanks to a test that not only determines an individual's country of origin, but also his or her specific ancestral tribe, Williams and Cenac learned some fascinating information about themselves. They made their discovery with the help of Okayafrica and their "The Roots Of" project, joining celebrities like Q-Tip and Michael K Williams.

Watch the video above and find out what Williams and Cenac discover about their family ancestry.

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