Posts Tagged ‘black history’

How Can We Honor Our Mothers on Mothers Day?

Thursday, May 7th, 2009


What better way to honor our mothers and our maternal ancestors than to tell our children about the sacrifices made so that the lives of future generations could be lives well lived.  When I think of what our great-great-grandmothers  endured in the times of slavery and early emancipation I know that their sacrifices should not be forgotten.  Please take a moment on Mothers Day to honor our ancestors.

Baker Interview on the Plus Side of Nashville

Friday, May 1st, 2009

On March 31st I was honored to have Tuwanda Coleman interview me for the Plus Side of Nashville about the release of my book The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation: Stories of My Family’s Journey to Freedom.  I really enjoyed being on the show.  Mrs. Coleman asked how my research started more than thirty years ago, how I got a book deal with Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster and my future plans.

Wessyngton DNA Project-Video

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

I invite you to watch a short video about the DNA research I conducted:

Wessyngton DNA Project