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An older couple rest at the end of a workday on a plantation, most lived in the south but these were in Tennessee.. as you can see its a terrible & very hard life.. 1919

Best African-American Genealogy Websites Video Course

African American genealogy research tool. As a southern state which had a large enslaved population, much NC research involves those who were enslaved as well as the associated plantation owners

Mother and baby of family of nine living in field on U.S. Route 70 in Tennessee, near Tennessee River Digital ID: (digital file from original neg.) fsa 8a01634

Ole Miss crowns first African-American homecoming queen - 50 years after the university ended segregation

25 Sep 1962, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA --- James Meredith, the first African American student to enroll at the University of Mississippi, holds a newspaper as he attempts to register at the university

After nearly 100 years, Great Migration begins reversal

An older couple rest at the end of a work day on a plantation in Tennessee. Associated Press.

Melungeons girls. Melungeons are a mix of African American, White European, and Native American. (Usually Cherokee) They settled in Eastern Tennessee and Western NC. I have this in my ancestry on my mother's side.

'This means war' _ New AP book draws on Pearl Harbor reports #means #draws #pearl #harbor #reports

Little did they know that this would be one of the final photos of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in life. Later that day he was assassinated while staying at this hotel in Memphis TN.

DNA study seeks origin of Appalachia's Melungeons

May 23, 2012 Jack Goins photo with 1898 portrait of his step-great-great grandfather & great-great grandmother, at Hawkins Co. Archives Project, Rogersville, TN. Goins, of Melungeon descent, has researched Melungeon history for 40 yrs. A new DNA study from Journal of Genetic Genealogy found the Meleongeons to be offspring of sub-Saharan African men & white European women theorized to have been indentured servants in Virginia in the 1600's.