The Lost History of James Madison's Black Family

The Lost History of James Madison's Black Family

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“Always remember—you’re a Madison. You come from African slaves and a president”

This was Betty Kearse's family motto; a way to remember that they were descended from James Madison, but also Coreen, a slave who worked on the Montpelier plantation whom her descendants believe had a child with the fourth president.

Kearse, a pediatrician and author of the book “The Other Madisons: The Lost History of a President's Black Family” talks to us today about her family's 200-year ... See More

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