Been a while since I did something like this. I'm just going to link to a few things of interest...
Check out this RESEARCHING MY ROOTS SERIES: Digging Up Background Information post at Booker Rising about an individual attempting to trace thier lost ancestry from Africa.
Check out this vlog about a trip to THE Cell at DavidMeade.com.
I'd really like expand on this at somepoint from Cobb a post called GOP: Rent a Negro. I have a saying on this but I'll save this for another day.
In light of the story I posted regarding a blog about Fenger High School I just wanted to link to this discussion that I found from the District 299 Chicago Public Schools Blog