Happy Birthday, Alex Haley

I read Alex Haley’s Roots when I was 12 years old with my Granny during summer break. I remember not wanting to go outside and play, so she told me I had to read a book if I was going to stay inside. My Granny had been a teacher/high school guidance counselor for over 50…

AAHGS 43rd National Conference – October 12-15, 2022

The Afro American Historical and Genealogical Society has announced that the 43rd National Conference is now open for registration. This year’s conference will be virtual on October 12-15, 2022. There will be sessions on DNA, research methodologies, how to research online, how to research during slavery for both the slave and the slave owner, and…

Best 25 Genealogy Podcasts You Must Follow in 2022 – We Are #11

I’m so excited to announce that our podcast has been included in the Best 25 Genealogy Podcasts to Follow in 2022. We are listed with some of my favorite genealogy podcasts including, Lisa Louise Cooke’s Genealogy Gems, Bernice Bennett’s Research at the National Archives and Beyond, and Family Tree Magazine Podcast. We are thrilled to…