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J. Edgar Hoover ~ Who were his ancestors?
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Snip >Secrets Uncovered, J. Edgar Hoover Passing For White?
August 1st, 2006

This story is absolutely startling and at the same time amazing. J Edgar Hoover, the man who despised Dr. King and was not a supporter of the Civil Rights Movement, is mixed. Yes ladies and gentleman, J. Edgar Hoover is a NEGRO.

This man hated his African ancestry so much that he passed for white. Millie L. McGhee, is black women who is an educator in California. She remembers as a child that her older relatives told her that they were decedents of the Hoover family, and as an adult she decided to do more research. She found a genealogist her assisted her and their findings were mind blowing. This man who appeared to be against anything that advanced the African American was indeed black himself. <

See his picture here...

Note: I am African American and I have already decided.

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  -J. Edgar Hoover ~ Who were his ancestors? goclark  Sep-05-06 11:48 AM   #0 
  - True or not, Hoover was one sorry, fucked-up individual. NT  NYCGirl   Sep-05-06 11:49 AM   #1 
  - He was also a self-hating gay man...  rfranklin   Sep-05-06 11:52 AM   #2 
  - He sure was dedicated  goclark   Sep-06-06 10:54 AM   #35 
  - I read McGhee's book, and her thesis appeared completely bogus  brentspeak   Sep-05-06 11:52 AM   #3 
  - You should see photos of my grandfather  goclark   Sep-05-06 12:33 PM   #12 
     - Yep  DesertedRose   Sep-05-06 01:17 PM   #18 
     - Sure Can  goclark   Sep-05-06 02:08 PM   #20 
     - My post said  brentspeak   Sep-05-06 04:18 PM   #24 
        - I have seen many photos,  goclark   Sep-05-06 05:26 PM   #25 
  - Sometimes color photographs can help  GrpCaptMandrake   Sep-05-06 11:56 AM   #4 
  - Color photos lie all the time  kwassa   Sep-05-06 12:10 PM   #8 
  - Sure was an ugly, destructive bastard - don't know or care about his race  leveymg   Sep-05-06 12:46 PM   #14 
  - Check out this FBI photo of him as a younger man....  smirkymonkey   Sep-05-06 09:23 PM   #27 
  - You know, I could really care less regarding J Edgar's or anyone  whistle   Sep-05-06 11:58 AM   #5 
  - I don't care what the color of his skin was. He managed to push  Democrat 4 Ever   Sep-05-06 12:05 PM   #7 
     - I always try to learn from History  goclark   Sep-05-06 02:33 PM   #22 
  - His mother was a hamster and his father smelled of elderberries. n/m  IntravenousDemilo   Sep-05-06 12:03 PM   #6 
  - I can't help thinking of that scene in Woody Allen's  Lydia Leftcoast   Sep-05-06 12:10 PM   #9 
  - That would be interesting if Woody did it on purpose LOL  goclark   Sep-05-06 06:06 PM   #26 
  - Reminds me of the old driver's licenses in Louisiana before pictures  RGBolen   Sep-05-06 12:13 PM   #10 
  - Small "b" , Morial was my friend's cousin.  goclark   Sep-05-06 10:32 PM   #28 
  - i know a story about that one  pitohui   Sep-06-06 02:00 AM   #30 
     - Yes "creole" has two meanings  goclark   Sep-06-06 09:27 AM   #33 
  - He was listed as white on the 1900 US Census...  Cooley Hurd   Sep-05-06 12:19 PM   #11 
  - They had doctored it up by then ~ he was the FBI Chief  goclark   Sep-05-06 12:43 PM   #13 
     - There are millions of Americans out there...  Virginia Dare   Sep-05-06 12:48 PM   #15 
     - Thank you very much Virginia Dare1  goclark   Sep-05-06 12:53 PM   #16 
        - From personal experience...  Virginia Dare   Sep-05-06 01:58 PM   #19 
        - You are so right  goclark   Sep-05-06 02:27 PM   #21 
        - wonder if hoover did a monica lewinsky and saved the dress...  NuttyFluffers   Sep-06-06 03:55 AM   #31 
           - ROTFL ~ that made my day! nt  goclark   Sep-06-06 09:46 AM   #34 
     - And even today, if you tell the census taker that you are white or black  RGBolen   Sep-05-06 12:55 PM   #17 
        - I'm not sure how many Black census takers they had  goclark   Sep-05-06 03:17 PM   #23 
           - About census takers...  Momgonepostal   Sep-06-06 11:12 AM   #36 
              - I am completely into finding each and every one of my ancestors  goclark   Sep-06-06 07:41 PM   #41 
  - Another young picture of Hoover  RGBolen   Sep-06-06 12:09 AM   #29 
  - Yes but some would say that was photoshopped  goclark   Sep-06-06 08:21 AM   #32 
     - It's tough to tell skin tone in old B&W photos  Momgonepostal   Sep-06-06 11:19 AM   #37 
        - I certainly agree with you  goclark   Sep-06-06 01:10 PM   #39 
  - I'm mostly white, with black ancestors.  Chemical Bill   Sep-06-06 12:02 PM   #38 
     - It sure does hurt to think of J. Edgar  goclark   Sep-06-06 05:16 PM   #40 

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