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Compton-2184 Black Notables Profiles

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Date: [unknown] [unknown]
Location: USAmap
Surnames/tags: african-american us_history
Profile manager: E. Compton private message [send private message]
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This space links to profiles of Black American notables that I have created or adopted.

It appears that WikiTree's database was primarily seeded with large gedcoms uploaded by genealogists studying white families. Its core protocols for profile creation and maintenance do not provide for coding the complex relationships of the colonial and slavery eras of American history (See G2G discussion here). As a result of these two factors, at least, Black Americans appear to be underrepresented in the WikiTree database, based on my experiences searching the database for individuals known to have existed.

I am very inexperienced with researching Black genealogy and cannot build out these profiles as their families deserve to be remembered. But it is important for these profiles to exist and to be maintained in the WikiTree database. Please be bold and improve these profiles. I am happy to share profile management with WikiTree researchers, please put in a Trusted List request if you're interested.


Profiles to be improved:


More profiles to create (or add the NYT obit source to):


For further research:

WikiTree's African-American Project





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