Miss and slave chat
What are the chances, in such a small place, where my family goes back generations, that he wasn’t an owner?
Potentially more haunting: What are the chances, given prevalence of plantation rape, that Thomas Henderson and I may escape connection through blood?
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My uncanny discovery of his legacy, so close in physical proximity to my own father’s grave, reminds of the distasteful ties we all share, the bonds that grew from bondage and inhuman interpretations of humanity’s obligations to itself.
It’s a flash of awful recognition — stark and jarring to the point of astonishment and emotional dislocation. And there is American purpose in remembering that this is all of our stories — not distant but right there, if only we endeavor to look just beyond ourselves.
Barnes worked as farm manager for several plantations in Coahoma County from 1946-1969, including Baugh Plantation, Lea Plantation and King and Anderson/Oakhurst Plantation.The chance discovery of a name in a Mississippi cemetery raises complicated new questions in trying to better understand my past.Research and testing will determine exactly what the relationship was between Thomas Henderson and my forebears.The centers provide services to 300,000 Mississippi residents annually. Roger Wicker's proposal to fight Alzheimer's — an incentive program that awards prizes to researchers for specific milestones with the ultimate goal of curing Alzheimer's by 2025.THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING has started implementing U. CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES BLOCKED A REPORTER from getting raw data the agency used to make a U. map showing the projected number of insurers participating in health exchanges in every county next year.
Like many similar homes, his is now a museum of sorts, where his furniture and books and paintings are all preserved the way he would have had them — and where guides dressed in antebellum clothing walk you through the cavernous halls, explaining the various things he owned and what life was like for him. Henderson is described as a “planter,” even though it was slaves who surely did the farming on his plantations.