Equanimity, Freedom, Thoughts

Learning history is painful; Knowing history feels…

My great-great-grandfather was born into slavery. If you know anything about world history, you already know people were enslaved. The difference for me is that I have actual, legal documents specific to my family. If you look at the featured image, you'll see a page from the division of estate for John A. Evans. You'll… Continue reading Learning history is painful; Knowing history feels…

Equanimity, Freedom, Thoughts

More Than Face Value

I am a descendant of one of Jamestown's first Colonists. He arrived here to North America in 1620 on the Bona Nova ship. He is my 11th great grandfather on my father's side. I discovered this information while researching my family tree. I am a descendant of someone who survived the transatlantic slave trade. They… Continue reading More Than Face Value