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Re: Who were Free People of Color?
In Response To: Who were Free People of Color? ()
What is so good about the history of Free People of Color is that it shows another dimension to most everyone living today in this country whose families have been here for a long time...Way back when as well as now, there were those Free Colored who looked as white as if they had come straight from europe, and many, due to the oppressive circumstances darker skinned people lived under, African and Indian, did begin to pass as white wherever possible...So there are many people today who self identify as white but who are also African and/or Indian blooded, whether they know it or not...Hope that helps.
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