Slave Descendant Builds New Relationship with Plantation-Owning Cousin

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After discovering a familial link to a slave once owned by the Adams family in North Carolina, 44-year-old Detroit native Nkrumah Steward made an even more startling discovery. His 4th great grandmother had a baby with her owner, Joel Robert Adams. The Adams Plantation, now a bed & breakfast,  is home to Robert Adams – who also happens to be a distant cousin of Nkrumah. 

After meeting for the first time at the former plantation, Nkrumah and Robert chose to sit down with #ThePreachers and tell their story.