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135,000 people of color were sold there as enslaved people. In contrast, 20 percent of the population of the city were free people of color prior to the Civil War. Learn the ins and outs of researching genealogy and family history in New Orleans during episode 87. Special guest: Karran …
Learn tips, tricks, and more for researching ancestry in the bluegrass state! Special Guest: Sharyn Mitchell, president, President of The African-American Genealogy Group of Kentucky.
Learn tips, tricks, and more for researching ancestry in the Caribbean! Special guest, Anaisa Bayala.
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BlackProGen is a group of professional genealogists who research and document African American families. We share research strategies, thoughts, ideas, experiences, and whatever comes to mind while working for clients and in our own research endeavors.
Telling my ancestral story
I recently had the opportunity to meet/speak with some amazing young people from Ole Miss about a special issue of their school paper, The Daily Mississippian. The result was a story about my family’s ties to the “father” of their school.