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Char McCargo Bah

Char McCargo Bah

Char McCargo Bah is the CEO/Owner of FindingThingsforU, LLC. She has been a genealogist since 1981; and, has appeared in numerous television interviews with CBS, FOX-5, Comcast, Public Broadcasting Services just to name a few as well as documentaries. She has received numerous awards in 2014, 2013, 2010, and in 2009 for her work in genealogy. Mrs. Bah was the City of Alexandria’s genealogist on the Alexandria Freedmen and Contraband Cemetery. Char became a “Living Legend of Alexandria in 2014” and she is a bestselling co-author of “African Americans of Alexandria, VA: Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century.” Mrs. Bah has published over 39 articles for the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) in a column called “Char’s Corner”. She continues to advance her education in genealogy by studying at the University of Toronto.

Mrs. Bah is currently working on her second book; and, she has just completed a PBS documentary on the first African American NBA player as well as working on other projects. The documentary is scheduled to air in 2018. The title is “The First to Make It.” Her clients are throughout the United States and in Europe. She is a national speaker on genealogy.


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