On this Google+ Hangout, we discussed our key takeaways, issues with how slave era research was presented, and more.
Outright omission is just as bad as saying it never happened.
This is the first of several posts discussing the second season of the Dr. Henry Louis Gates’ series, Finding Your Roots, airing September 23-November 25, 2014 on PBS. These posts are part of the African American Genealogy and History Blogging Circle.
this is the final of six posts dedicated to providing a genealogical context for the PBS series, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. click here to read all the posts i’ve written about the series. (Photo: Barbara Atlas Sewell, my mama. Credit: Jean Denton Thompson)
freedom itself wasn’t enough to establish them. life in a new place called and they left in droves. trace their footsteps for clues galore.