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Could We Be Desensitized To Slavery?

This post has spawned a wonderful stream of open dialogue on my Our Georgia Roots blog today {PLEASE read the insightful comments!}. Here's hoping the coversation can continue...



Recently I realized that over the years, my personal prejudice in regards to the Civil War has prevented me from learning about the war & the significant involvement of enslaved & free,… Continue

Added by Luckie Daniels on August 23, 2009 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Oral History: Sharing Your Family Stories!

Yesterday, Author Anita Wills joined our LowCountry Africana Group here at GenWise and posted an amazing narrative about her Great-Great Grandmother, Leah Ruth-Warner.

Reading about the life journey of Leah Ruth-Warner… Continue

Added by Luckie Daniels on July 22, 2009 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Ancestors Lost.

Whenever I introduce myself for Genealogical purposes, I always say "I am Luckie Daniels, a descendant of emancipated slaves from Washington-Wilkes Georgia".

It’s not spoken with any inkling of shame {to the contrary, great pride!}, nor is it intended to spur guilt. It is just who I am.

While I am not defined by Slavery, I would be remiss to ignore the impacts of the Chattel System upon myself personally, my Family and African-American Culture, as a… Continue

Added by Luckie Daniels on July 13, 2009 at 12:02pm — 9 Comments

GenealogyWise – Ask & It Shall Be Given?!

Just a mere 6 days ago, Mavis {aka NCChemist} & I had a Tweetersation {yes, I just created my own word!:-} about the virtues of utilizing Facebook for Genealogy purposes.

Although not quite convinced that I wanted my Facebook & Genealogy worlds to meet {being a “Techie”, I live in the land of WWW daily & consider Genealogy “MY” time!}, I have to admit after hearing from Mavis how cool it was to connect with long-lost cousins, I was at least thinking about… Continue

Added by Luckie Daniels on July 10, 2009 at 12:49pm — 4 Comments


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