Melungeons: Up on Newman’s Ridge

The family connection

Melungeons: any of a dark-skinned group of people of the Appalachians in East Tennessee, of mixed Indian, White, and Black ancestry  I begged my cousin to take me to Sneedville.  (Doesn’t that sound like a town Dr. Seuss named?) My cousin said he would, too, come September, even though his momma warned us both that [Read More...]


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