AfriGeneas World Research Forum
I Am Very Hurt...
I am very hurt by an old message I read.
I was interested in some of the old posts and I found one by someone named "Rachel" from way back in 2001. She called the interest in Melungeons "Ludicris". She also impied that some people should not try to find their heritage.
I didn't see an e-mail address for this person but I just wanted to let her know that she is just another example of what my family has dealt with for 100's of years.
The black community would not accept them, the indian community would not accept them, and the white community would not accept them either.
It is like I don't have the right to search MY PAST. It turns out that we have black, american indian, turkish, and white european ancestry. I want to know where I have come from and what type of genetic diseases I need to watch for, but with I will not be back to this site to do my research.
I guess I am just not ethnic enough for some people.