Was J. Edgar Hoover really Black???

Genealogy Records May Indicate that J. Edgar Hoover Was African-American

Was founding FBI director J. Edgar Hoover an African-American man?

Nearly 40 years after the death of founding FBI director J. Edgar Hoover, research may reveal that the crime fighting bureau chief was actually African-American according to “The Washington Post.”

“My grandfather told me that this powerful man, Edgar, was his second cousin, and was passing for white,” says Millie McGhee, an African-American relative of Hoover’s. “If we talked about this, [Edgar] was so powerful he could have us all killed. I grew up terrified about all this.”

McGhee began to uncover facts about the possibility of Hoover’s Black ethnicity after she dug through altered court records, conducted oral interviews with both white and Black Hoovers and enlisted licensed genealogists who determined that Hoover was indeed a relative of hers.

The mystery of Hoover’s genealogy has become a topic of interest recently due to the the Clint Eastwood film “J. Edgar” released earlier this month. In the film, Eastwood makes no mention of Hoover’s race, much to the chagrin of his Black relatives such as McGhee.

“Since the movie has come out, so many people have asked me why my information about Hoover’s black roots was not included,” said McGhee who has authored two books on the topic, “Secrets Uncovered: J.Edgar Hoover-The Relative” and “Secrets Uncovered : J. Edgar Hoover Passing For White?”

Do you think McGhee’s research on J. Edgar Hoover’s genealogy should have been included in Eastwood’s film?

Live & Direct Show 5/29

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Hippie Movement Monday 5/14/16

“Playaness Depends on Vigilance”

Most people don’t realize that both help and harm come from within ourselves. Instead they look to externals, mesmerized by appearances.

People of Playa nature (Wise people), on the other hand, realize that we are the source of everything good or bad for us. #HippieMovement They therefore don’t resort to blaming and accusing others. They aren’t driven to convince people they are worthy or special or distinguished.

If  a Playa experience challenges, they look to themselves; if they are commended by others, they quietly smile to themselves, unmoved; if they are slander, they don’t feel the need to defend their name.

But they go about their actions with vigilance, assuming that all is well, yet not perfectly secure. They harmonize their desires with life as it is, and seek to avoid only the things that would prevent their ability to exercise their will properly. They exercise moderation in all their affairs. And if they seem ignorant or unsophisticated, it is of no concern to them. They know that they only have to watch out for themselves and the direction of their own desires.

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Hippie Movement Motivation #GoodRead

 All Advantages Have Their Price

Is someone enjoying the privileges, opportunities, or honor you desire? If the advantages that person has gained are good, then be happy for that person enjoying them. It is his or her time to prosper. If those advantages actually turn out to be bad, then don’t be troubled that they didn’t come your way.

Remember: You’ll never earn the same rewards of others without employing the same methods and investment of time as they do. It is unreasonable to think we can earn rewards without being willing to pay their true price. Those who “win” at something have no real advantage over you, because they had to pay the price for the reward.

It is always our choice whether or not we wish to pay the price for life’s rewards. And often it is best for us not to pay the price, for the price might be our integrity. We could be forced to praise someone whom we don’t respect.

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