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Re: Black folks named Fitts
Posted by: Robert Fitts (ID *****1526) Date: August 09, 2012 at 05:17:17
In Reply to: Black folks named Fitts by Bil Munsil of 1026

After the slaves were freed, many of them took the name of their former masters, as slaves they probably didn't know their African name.. For example Ella Fitzgerald, Carmen Macrae,

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