Author Archives: cmb12

About cmb12

Char McCargo-Bah is the owner/founder of FindingthingsforU, LLC. She is a professional genealogist, researcher consultant, lecturer, teacher and author coach.

Roger C. Anderson

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article on, “He Loved His People and His Community”– dated July 4 – 10, 2019. Mr. Roger C. Anderson was one of several people who helped spark my interest in African American … Continue reading

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Remembering “Roro” Scott

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article on, “Remembering ‘Roro’ Scott”– dated June 20-26, 2019. Parker-Gray School (PG) opened in the school year of 1920 and closed as a high school 45-years later in 1965. During those 45-years, … Continue reading

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“Thank You Dad for a Great Childhood”

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article on, “Thank You Dad for a Great Childhood”– dated June 6, 2019. Mrs. John Leonard Taylor’s maternal family has been in Alexandria, Virginia since the Civil War. This side of his … Continue reading

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Two Unlikely Activists Made History

Behind the scenes of the Alexandria Gazette Packet’s article on, “Two Unlikely Activists Made History”– dated May 30-June 5, 2019. Can you a lone make a difference? Yes you can. Two women from two different backgrounds brought national attention to … Continue reading

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