As African American History month comes to a close, I'm writing my first post releasing the names of enslaved individuals found in my genealogy research. Inspired by other bloggers and my experiences during African Heritage day at RootsTech 2017, I am joining in the effort to help African Americans find their family, taking inspiration from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr: "The time is always right to do what is right." ¹ The Slave Name Roll Project began two years ago, the brainchild of Schalene Dagutis, blogger at Tangled Roots and Trees. Inspired by Cathy Meder-Dempsey's posts for Black History Month (Opening Doors...
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