Fascinating story on the BBC - "My ancestors were both slaves and slave owners"

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in The Tree House by Randall Merriott G2G5 (5.9k points)

I read the blog post. What a fascinating journey he took! I love his parting words:

"If we don’t look into our past we cannot understand today. As Gil Scott-Heron once said to me, “If you don’t know where you come from, you won’t know where you are going. You have to study your history.”

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