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Subject: Re: [Melungeon] Names of Color
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2003 03:20:49 EST
In a message dated 3/13/03 7:25:44 AM Pacific Standard Time,
> Guess I'm pretty dense about this, but I didn't see any "storm" or "blatant
> hate" in what Tim or Judy wrote. If any such thing happened in the past,
> it seems like Dennis has controlled it. Since both postings went to the
> whole list, they are "fair game" for comments from other folks on the list.
> If you're referring to somebody else, you ought to just come out and say
> it. When we can't discuss or "quote" things, as they were at the time, it's
> a sad state of affairs for serious researchers. The attitudes that people
> had and "labels" that they used are important to understand, especially
> since the name "Melungeon" was probably just a "label".
Ernie, I think you might have misunderstood the intent of both my message to
Tim, and Charlene's message in response to yours. Please go over them again.
You can contact me offlist about this if you want to, because I don't want
this to become one of those threads that people get tired of here. Okay?