Families reconcile, heal a history of slavery

Betty Kilby Baldwin and Phoebe Kilby live the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream every day. In his famous and oft-repeated “I Have a Dream” speech, given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1963, he spoke of a day when “the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.” For Baldwin and Kilby, that day was in 2007 on Jan. 15 — King’s birthday — and it wasn’t at a table but across cyberspace.  Read More

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  1. MUHAMMAD ABDULLAH says:

    GOOD AFTERNOON.I HAVE BEEN RESEARCHING SOME OF THE GUEST THAT PROFESSOR LOUIS GATES,JR. RESEARCHED ON ” AFRICAN AMERICAN LIVES 1 -2 .”IN REGARDS TO OPRAH WINFREY ON THE 1870 CENSUS CONSTANTINE WINFREY IS LISTED IN CHOCTAW,MISSISSIPPI.IT ALSO HAS HIM LISTED AS CORESTON FINE ? I FOUND ON THE ” SLAVE REGISTERS OF FORMER BRITISH COLONIAL DEPENDENCIES,1812 – 1834 .” ” CELESTE FINE BORN ABOUT 1786.NATIONALITY -MOZAMBICAN-PLANTATION SLAVES – 1360 – 1713.COLONIAL -MAURITIUS.OWNER NAME:DME AMEE LEJUGE ROBILLARD.” IS THIS OPRAH WINFREY’S FAMILY ? THANK YOU-dawah_ma_90221@yahoo.com-TAIF’TUL’ISLAM-P.O.BOX 338-COMPTON,CA.90223

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