This REALLY pissed me off this morning

Aunt Polly is pissed off about something completely different this morning.

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This was in a Washington Post article from October 1st. I missed it originally, but thanks to Mike the Mad Biologist’s Daily Links, I read the article, which was really informative & interesting. DO read it, especially if you’re interested in American history, the history of the American South, & the history of American slavery.

What pissed me off was this:

“For White Americans, genealogy is primarily a hobby. It’s a leisure pursuit. But for African Americans, it’s much deeper than that. It’s a yearning to know who came before you.“ ~ Toni Carrier, genealogist and anthropologist

ARE YOU FUCKING KIDDING ME? WHO THE FUCK ARE YOU TO SAY WHAT GENEALOGY IS TO WHITE AMERICANS?

I have been TOTALLY & FULLY interested in my genealogy since before I was TEN YEARS OLD. I remember sitting at the picnic table with my grandmother, listening to her stories of “the olden days”…

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