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Re: Slavery as free trade - tea brick
Thanks for the interesting article! _t.b...
Who Will Tell the Story of Slavery? - tea brick
Who Will Tell the Story of Slavery? from the New York Times The site in Fredericksburg, Va., where L. Douglas Wilder first wanted to put the United States National Slavery Museum. Credit Chet Strange ..
Slavery as free trade - vkn
The 18th-century thinkers behind laissez-faire economics saw slavery as a great example of global free trade by Blake Smith Blake Smith is a PhD candidate in history at Northwestern University in Illi..
CNN Survey of Americans on Race - vkn
Kaiser Family Foundation/CNN Survey of Americans on Race "In the last couple of years, several incidents in which African Americans were mistreated or in some cases killed by police have sparked renew..
Re: Where are Freedmen DNA testers - marland steeples
My gedmatch.com id is A004988 feel free to match it and see if we are relatives, and if we are reach out and touch me so that we may connect share stories and pass along info. one way we can close the..
Re: Rentie relatives - Norma
Donald could you post the death and heirship document that says who Willie's uncles are? Is there a roll number beside their names? There is usually a roll number mentioned. I know what a death and he..
Re: Rentie relatives - donald
Yes, the same. Relationship with the Rentie family undetermined...
Re: "They Still Live", June 30, 2016, Denver, CO - tea brick
It's an an important part of the Culture_I hope the show travels to the east coast soon. (from Denver) I've always been fascinated by African art & world art but when I took an African art history cou..
Re: Adoption and DNA - Brenda N McLain
Thank you for the welcome, Regina. I, too am learning the DNA process, and the importance it plays in locating birth families. I agree that sometimes it happens quickly, and other times you spend mont..
My DNA betrayed me - and I like it - tea brick
My DNA betrayed me - and I like it Not many people have correctly guessed my roots. “So, which one is black... your mum or your dad?” “What are you?” These are questions I’ve been asked pret..
Re: Harris Family Adoption - Regina
You are welcome. I would start looking for Charles and Ethel Harris in the census records and try to find death certificates for them. Since the last child was born 1928, then they had to have died af..
Re: Adoption and DNA - Regina
Hi Brenda Welcome to AfriGeneas. We are so glad that you stumble across us. I also am a volunteer here at AfriGeneas and other adoption websites. I have also been able to help adoptees through their D..
Adoption and DNA - Brenda N McLain
I am a volunteer researcher with a group that helps adopted or people of unknown parentage locate their birth families with DNA, along with other information. I accidentally found your awesome site by..
Re: Harris Family Adoption - Denise Alexander
Thank you so much for this information; I didn't even know this much. Your help is greatly appreciated. Any suggestions where I should look next? Best, Denise..
Re: "They Still Live", June 30, 2016, Denver, CO - jcochisa8