Awareness Of African Ancestry

Many African-Americans, including this writer, have wondered exactly where in Africa our roots can be traced. I had a heritage honor last week. That was to present to my mother’s side of our family DNA results, indicating our origin on the Motherland. Words cannot express my feelings in learning the most probable basis of our family’s lineage. Read More … [Read more...]

Even in Ford family, race divides generations

Was the matriarch of a Memphis political dynasty a white woman who married into a black family? Or was she a black woman with a white forefather buried in her lineage, a past shared with millions of black people? And why does it matter? An old but interesting article found here: Even in Ford family, race divides generations (Rep. Harold Ford JR., TN - Ford Family Feud … [Read more...]