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    Black People : Please Tell me why black people do not think family history and genealogy is important?

    Black people tell me this everyday by what they do and say and how family history is of low priority to them! Do you know your family genealogy?
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    Black People : Please Tell me why black people do not think family history and genealogy is important?

    Please Tell me why black people do not think family history and genealogy is important? (sorry for the previous double negative error).
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Hey Flavia: I understand that sometimes our parents and family members might make some un-informed decisions that can effect us in the future, but you can learn about your ancestors. Check this out and download chapter one for free. (Sorry the system would not allow me to post a link yet...
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Wow! That amazing and quite a story. Any idea what's in the chest?
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Here is another quote from his book I am comtemplating. Can anyone help me with this one. I think this guy might be on to something here. "History is a measurement of time. It is by a measurement of time we judge people. We make a comparison of those who were with those who are now...
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    In his book, "Create Your Family History," the author Tony Hall makes this statement: "Finding your ancestors does not have to be just a dream. You really can make it a reality. Finding your ancestors and relatives and making these histories and people tangible to our children will have a...
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Maleko: I definitely agree whole-heartily with you. You my brother are way ahead of most African Americans in knowledge of one's family ancestors. First of all, You are right, "that dusty archives can give you facts and figures but they cannot adequately tell the story that makes more real...
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Just google in quotation marks: "Create Your Family History Book" by Tony A. Hall and the book will come up. You can also download the first chapter for free. Let me know what you think. Thanks again Bro!
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Yes, your past is interwined with your future whether you know it are not. Some state it this way, "To know your past is to know your future." Sure you are not the sum of your past, but the two are not unrelated. Our family ancestors are part of our past, therefore our knowlege of them, or...
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Hey I really appreciate you sharing this. I am curious as to how did you uncover this information and knowledge of your great-great-great grandparents. Peace
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Hey Omowale I am relative new in this forum and so I am not allowed to post a link until after 10 posts, so as soon as I have done that, I will get back to you about the link. Thanks for reponding. Sorry I missed your earlier response. I am glad to know you can go back so many generations!
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    OK guys I'm back, but no one actually answered the question. How much do you know about your ancestors? Do you even care to know? I'll talk more about your previous comments later but for now I simply want to know your answer to the question.
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    Black People : How much do you know about your family's ancestors?

    Someone showed me a book about their ancestors the other day, and I was blown away. Not only had he documented over 200 years of history of his family in this county, but I was particularly blown away of the records of his slave's ancestors. Have anybody heard anything about this guy, Tony...
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