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From the Family History Files: Appomattox, April 9, 1865

On April 9, 1865, in Appomattox, Virginia my great-great Grandfather Elijah Mitchell was standing with his brother when he witnessed the surrender of Lee to Grant...and this is how he found out that he was free...as copied from a family history file left to my Father: "Appomattox County is a historical place in the commonwealth …

We are Featured on the CNN Food Blog: Eatocracy

Great Feature over at Eatocracy Please check it out and share it.  And remember only 6 days left to help donate to the Cooking Gene Projectand there are many great gifts still left to be claimed. Enjoy 🙂 AND SHARE AND SHARE AND SHARE AND SHARE---- 6 days until our campaign ends--even if you can't give …

On the Tennessee Tea Party Controversy: Why Our Project Matters—Now…

Disclaimer: While the blogosphere has pumped up the Tennessee Tea Party's mandate to advocate for changes to Tennessee's American history  textbooks-much like the folks in Texas wanted to change the history books, the story is really a year old.  The point here is that there is a reason for this project and others efforts to …

The Indiegogo Campaign Launches In One Week

It has been two days and I've gotten four hours of sleep.  No rest for the weary.  The Ancestors are working me overtime. Our Indiegogo Campaign launches on Wednesday, February 1, 2012.  Yes, the first day of African American Heritage Month.  We are posting the link and blogging the page here and at http://www.Afroculinaria.  We …

The Cooking Gene: Activism and Relevance–Why This Matters

Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi.---Twi Proverb (It isn't wrong to go back and get what you have forgotten.) Food is incredibly political and so is history.  Politics doesn't feed, but activism does.  That's why we're doing this.  We're inspired to use knowledge to make change even as we seek to preserve our …