A Parable of Ancestors
An influential leader in post-colonial Virginia and a mulatto maid owned by his sister-in-law...
George Washington Venus, mother of West Ford
George Washington
portrait by Rembrandt Peale
Venus, the mother of West Ford
composite sketch by J. Madama

A fateful union during the era of antebellum slavery that produced a son, West Ford..... West Ford
...whose legacy represents the best America has to offer.

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by Linda Allen Bryant

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