183 reads of Whiteout In Mainstream America: Slave Ancestored Genealogy ~ Our Truth in Black & White. 17 emails and 9 inbox messages via Facebook asking for updates and offering support.

After a lively exchange with Kicking Up The Past and AAGSARFacebook via Twitter this afternoon, that’s what I arrived home to this evening.

I have no elevator version of my exchange with Kicking Up the Past to share tonight. Not adding my spin to our back and forth, because it would be laced with my own sarcasm and irritation at this point.

Below are our previous exchanges — verbatim. Read them as you will. Interpret them as you like.

The only personal commentary I’ll add — asking a question is neither an act of aggression or anger. Speaking the simple truth is not hatred or hostility.

As long as there’s a disparity in how the Enslaved Africans narrative is shared, displayed and/or acknowledged — my voice will be heard. And if there’s a question to be asked — I have  NO ISSUE asking it.

Accept it.

I’ve been online as a genealogist for 14 years and an advocate for civil, social and human rights for almost 30 years. That’s not changing anytime soon.

Luckie

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10.8.13 — Luckie’s follow-up email after multiple queries & direct message via Twitter

Greetings,

I’m Luckie Daniels the African-American genealogist who inquired via Twitter (@AAGSARFacebook) if and/or how Kicking Up The Past planned to include the African-American slave experience in the upcoming documentary/KickStarter project.

I’m unsure why an email communication is […]