Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

8,487 words | Read time: 20 minutes Gen. Robert E. Lee and confederate statues are back…

GA Live S02 E01: The GU272 Descendants Project

S02 Episode 1: Meet the GU272 Descendants Project Season 2 kicked off strong with our special…

GA Live S01 E12: Meet the Beyond Kin Project

Episode 12: Meet the Beyond Kin Project We were SO excited to have Donna Cox Baker…

Pleasant Roane Part II: An unexpected link to Thomas Jefferson and Monticello

There are times when my adventures in genealogy blow my mind.  This is one of them.…

Visiting Monticello

I had the opportunity to visit Monticello the other day. Considering my recent trip where I…

A peculiar inheritance: slavery and the case for reparations in the US

The draft journal paper below was produced in answer to a general call for papers on…