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African American Lives 2 -- Hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
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STORYTELLER LOCATION HOW YOU HEARD YEAR TOOK PLACE TELLER'S PLACE OF ORIGIN WHAT IT'S ABOUT
My grandmother, grandfather and sister. The Congos in West Africa, Ireland, and America (Native American) passed down 1840s The Congos in West Africa, Ireland and America (Native American) Genealogy
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My mother Anson, North Carolina or Durham, North Caloina I heard the story from my mother who would talked about her mother 1930s North Carolina My story is about my Mothers grand mother Missie Cash owner of Hawk cab Co.
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My Mother Shellmound, Schlater, Greenwood, Mississippi Passed down 1850s Shellmound, Mississippi Remembering My Mother
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My mother suburb of Buffalo, NY It is the story of my own father's background 1960s From upstate New York (ancestors from Wales) Discovered I am part African American
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my mother Washington, D.C. a traditional story that has been passed down over generations 1873 Washington County, an area in Washington, D.C. An African-American slave who escaped slavery and became very successful
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my mother and her siblings Cape Verde and New York, New York Passed down 1966 Cape Verde Islands Immigration
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My mother and my cousin Bernice Tuskegee Alabama A traditional story passed down through the family 1830s Tuskegee Alabama The story is of the beginning of a long lasting family tradition
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My mother, aunts, uncles, and grandmother Mississippi passed down 1890s Greenville and Greenwood Mississippi mothers fathers family
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My mother, Marie Moss Smith Washington, D.C. A traditional story that has been passed down for years 1873 Washington, D.C. My great grandfather was a co-founder of the American Colored Opera
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