Gabonese Americans are Americans of Gabonese descent. Based in the DNA analysis, during the American colonial period at least some African slaves arrived to the modern United States hailed from modern Gabon, being imported slaves of ethnics such as the Fang, Benga, Benza and Kota people. So, since the 2000´s and, through of this analysis, at least some African Americans discovered they are descendants of slaves of modern Gabon. It is the case of notables African Americans such as Samuel L. Jackson and Ruth Simmons.
1African ethnic groups can be dispersed in an important area in Africa, regardless Africa countries or geographic areas. Thus, the Fulbe people live between West Africa and several countries of Central Africa and there little Berber communities in Mali and Niger.