Tag: ancestors

I Feared My Enslaved Ancestors Had Been Dishonored in Death—But the African Burial Ground in New York City Tells a Different Story

April 2, 2020
The oral history of my family says that President James Madison, a Founding Father of our nation, was also a Founding Father of my African American family. In 1992, when I realized I knew a lot about how the president had lived his life but little about how his slaves had lived theirs, I took…

TOTR Productions Presents: UnTold Black History…EVERYONE&’S HISTORY

March 24, 2014
APPIP ERROR: amazonproducts[ TooManyRequests|The request was denied due to request throttling. Please verify the number of requests made per second to the Amazon Product Advertising API. ] Untold Black History Olmecs – Slave Trade – Moors Native Americans – Indians – Chinese Ancestors – African – Mexico – South America The Untold Black History that