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Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom’s Newsletter

Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom’s Newsletter I am glad to announce that my new book will be out between late December and January of 2019. My book “Alexandria’s Freedmen’s Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom” has been in the … Continue reading

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Olander Banks – ‘A Blueprint of Success’

Behind the scene of the Alexandria Gazette’s story on Olander Banks dated October 11, 2018. Dena Banks, the grandchild of Olander Banks Sr., and she is the daughter of Olander Banks Jr., assisted me in telling the story of her … Continue reading

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Char McCargo Bah on the “Tyra G Show” Frankly Speaking

Back in the Spring, I did a radio interview on the “Tyra G – Frankly Speaking Show” on “Women of Wonder.” Tyra upload the interview to YouTube. You can check out the 51 minutes interview at https://youtu.be/xrEeq7hKPDo.

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Richard W. Bentley – 19th and 20th Century Businessman

Behind the scenes of the article on Richard W. Bentley Mr. Howard Frederick Dishman, Sr., was the only child of Howard Armstead Dishman and Inez Howard. Mr. Dishman’s father, Howard Armstead Dishman, was born in Stafford, Virginia. He migrated first … Continue reading

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