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About cmb12

Char McCargo-Bah is the owner/founder of FindingthingsforU, LLC. She is a professional genealogist, researcher consultant, lecturer, teacher and author coach. She is the author of two books and you can find those books on amazon.com by putting search on her name. She became a Living Legend in Alexandria, Virginia in 2014.

Behind the Story, “The Women Who Sparked His Career – Dr. Michael D. Casey

Dr. Michael D. Casey grew up in the Seminary Community in the 1950s. Throughout his life, he had the support of several women. One particular women, who enlighten Michael was the former Mayor of Alexandria, Allison Silberberg. Allison and Michael … Continue reading

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Passing The History On – Lois Diggs Davis

Alexandria, Virginia is a unique place that is rich in history. The history in Alexandria goes back beyond the birth of George Washington who frequently visited Alexandria during his lifetime. Many African Americans in Alexandria have made many contributions to … Continue reading

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His Name Lives On – Charles Hamilton Houston

Over 70 years ago, Charles Hamilton Houston died from a heart attack. He was the godfather of the Civil Rights Movement. Attorney Houston knocked down one segregation case after another. He and a team of lawyers, which included his former … Continue reading

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Behind the Article on William ‘Sonny’ Duke

When I received an e-mail from Alvah Beander that Sonny Duke had died, I did not know anything about Sonny until Alvah told me. I started inquiring about Sonny from my Elderly Advisors. After talking to my advisors, I knew … Continue reading

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