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Nurturing Our Roots BTR " The Live Talk Show Where Family Matters."

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Please join Professor Rebecca Hensley of Southeastern Louisiana and Professor Clare Washington of Portland State University as they discusses peonage and involuntary servitude United States.

According to Wikipedia, "Slave breeding in the United States became a common practice among slave holders and plantation owners as a result of several factors, including fears of rebellion from the increasing numbers of newly arrived slaves... more

Nearly half a century after the Civil War, the southern states' prison systems, with a largely black population, comprised two models of outdoor convict labor: The prison farm and the road chain gang. The chain gang started in Georgia in 1908... more

Many hospitals were segregated. White nurses were not permitted to admit black patients. Many African-American midwives were trained by their mothers or another close female. Midwives in rural areas would also specialize in herbal... more

Please join Host Antoinette Harrell and Co-Host Robin Foster as we celebrate the coming together of the Sol-Legare Community in James Island, South Carolina who has preserved the Seashore Farmers' Lodge, a turn of the... more

First Segment: Tune in to listen to two women who live in Hattiesburg, Mississippi talk about the poverty that they and their families are living in in the 21st Century. Second Segment: We will be talking about the legacy of Mrs. Fochia Wilson who... more

Are your family homestead sitting dilapidated with weeds growing up around and no one left who feels a connection to the land or legacy left by your ancestors? Are we losing part of our economic freedom because we are losing our land?... more

Are your family homestead sitting dilapidated with weeds growing up around and no one left who feels a connection to the land or legacy left by ancestors? Are we losing part of our economic freedom because we are losing our land? According... more

Rodney Parker is attending Ole Miss University in Oxford, Miss. He invited Genealogist/Peonage Researcher Antoinette Harrell to conduct a lecture on the subject of peonage and poverty. Rodney is an archaeologist at USACE. He is... more

1n 1977, George Geder's father passed away. In his possessions was a photo album of old tintypes, picture postcards, and his ancestors. Because he didn't ask, he didn't know. The photo album begin his interest in genealogy. A cousin in... more
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