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?

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Motivational Monday’s: Self-Mastery Is Our True Aim


Evil does not naturally dwell in the world, in events, or in people. Evil is a by-product of forgetfulness, laziness, or distraction: it arises when we lose sight of our true aim in life.

When we remember that our aim is moral and spiritual progress, we return to striving to be our best selves. This is how happiness is won.



*New Blaq America Alert* Author D.S. Epps

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D S. Epps was born in 1979 in Harlem (NY). She was raised in the South Bronx. She graduated from Metropolitan College of New York and received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration at the age of 25 and also blessed with the birth of her third child.  Since 2000, she has been dedicated to assisting others in need, over a decade of working as a Qualified Professional/ Case Manager working with severely mentally ill adults, behavioral health children and substance abuse population. She has dedicated countless hours developing and facilitating community events to benefit children and families. In 2015, she started EEL Movement Broken Silence supporting Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Victims and Survivors.  Her love and compassionate in teaching her children the importance of hard work, team work, respect, responsibility and accountability .

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Motivational Monday’s: Call Things by Their Right Name

Call Things by Their Right Name


When we name things correctly, we comprehend them correctly, without adding information or judgments that aren’t there. Does someone wash themselves up quickly? don’t say he bathes poorly, but quickly. Name the situation as it is; don’t filter it through your judgments.

Does someone drink a lot of wine/liquor/beer? Don’t say she drinks a lot. Unless you possess a comprehensive understanding off her life, how do you know if she is a drunk?

Don’t risk being beguiled by appearance and constructing theories and interpretations based on distortions through misnaming. Give your assent only to what is actually true.