Most Americans with deep roots in frontier-era America share a substantial “non-white” ancestral legacy.
This “non-white” ancestry has been largely forgotten, hidden, or ignored, due to the centuries-old American racial caste system.
Put more simply, many Americans are not who they think they are.
Understanding the contemporary character of a nation’s people is impossible without an accurate picture of the past…
Before We Were White makes podcasts exploring American history and identity through stories, folklore, documentation, and other fact-based evidence.
BWWW is researched, written and produced by Brian Halpin.
BWWW maintains an on-site media library, as well as a social media discussion forum for those who support our work.
BWWW was launched in Autumn 2020.