UNVEILED - The Twenty & Odd – Documenting the First Africans in England's America 1619-1625 and Beyond
UNVEILED - The Twenty & Odd reveals the true story behind the landing of the first Africans in England's America in 1619 and 1620 removing a 400 year old political veil of corruption. For the first time, America will have a new understanding of who these first Africans were, from where they came, the struggles they faced and the amazing achievements they made. Knight's countless hours of research comes alive as pieces of the puzzle are put back together taking the reader to the infancy of America where they will experience a story buried deep in turmoil and deceit with the many variable parts assembled long ago to hoodwink the councils and courts and allow a powerful earl to retain his head. Now, Unveiled - The Twenty & Odd sheds a new light on the first Africans, finally allowing them to take their true place in history.
About K I Knight (Orlando, Florida Author)
Kathryn who uses the pen name K I Knight is an international award winning Author, Genealogist, Historian, Public Speaker for Project 1619, Cemetery Preservationist, and a Land Development Consultant. Knight has spent 20,000+ hours researching the first documented Africans to arrive in the English settlement of Virginia in 1619. In 2016, as an advisory board member for Project 1619 she co-curated the “1619 First African Landing” exhibit at the Hampton History Museum in Hampton, Virginia.
Her passion is unrivaled and strongly evident in her published writings. Her literary work includes "Fate & Freedom" a five star - Gold medal historical series as well as her nonfiction work, “Unveiled - The Twenty and Odd" due to be released in 2019. Knight is the Secretary for the Board of Director’s for Florida Author’s & Publisher’s Association. She is a member of the National Genealogy Society, Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society, Florida State Genealogy Society, Virginia Genealogy Society, Virginia Historical Society, Florida Historical Society, American Historical Association, Genealogy Speakers Guild, Association of Professional Genealogists, the Alliance of Independent Authors, the National Association of Professional Women, Women in Film and Television, and the Director of 1619 Genealogy.
The mother of three adult children, Knight lives in Central Florida with her husband, Tom.