BOOK REVIEW: The Kitchen House

2016-07-26T09:47:58+00:00July 26th, 2016|

written by Kathleen Grissom Publisher: Touchstone 385 Pages                  Take everything you think you know about plantations in Virginia before the Civil War, slavery, color hierarchy, masters, mistresses, children, racial codes, and open your mind to a new and different story. Lavinia McCarten is seven-years-old when she is orphaned during passage from Ireland making her way to America. Lavinia McCarten is white and becomes an indentured servant at the kitchen house of the grand tobacco plantation. She is to live with the other slaves, black and mulatto, under the watchful [...]

THX! Another Incredible Multiracial Heritage Wk

2016-06-15T07:28:53+00:00June 15th, 2016|

THANK YOU!   Multiracial Heritage Week 2016 has been fantastic! Thanks so much to the following:   All of the volunteers across the country who helped make MHW16 such a success by contacting their governors. The state lawmakers and their staffs for all the help with proclamations and resolutions. The media for giving us local and national coverage. Kelly Baldwin for all she does for multiracial children and interracial families. Karson Baldwin, President of Project RACE Kids, who can always be counted on to do whatever is needed. Our wonderful [...]

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