Char McCargo Bah
Char McCargo Bah is a Freelance Writer for the Alexandria Gazette Newspaper and author of two books, "The Alexandria's Freedmen's Cemetery: A Legacy of Freedom" and co-author of "African Americans of Alexandria, VA: Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century" Currently, she is the City of Alexandria's City Genealogist on the Ramsey Homes Project, former City of Alexandria, Virginia's Genealogist on the Contraband and Freedmen Project, City of Alexandria's and the 2014 Alexandria, Virginia Living Legend. She has participated in over 23 interviews with major television stations and newspapers regarding her work on the Freedmen Cemetery. In 2019, she is scheduled for 38 book-signings and presentations throughout the District, Maryland, and Virginia.
We Were Always in the Court House: What You Can Find on African Americans in Court Records