Should there be a stipulation on who has the right to tell certain stories? Is it dependent on the role certain groups play within the historical event landscape? Episode 95 will tackle this difficult topic. ...Read More
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Visiting our ancestral locations is a deeply transformative experience. In this episode, learn the ins and outs of planning a trip, what to expect, and how to incorporate the experience into your genealogy project....Read More
Whether you’re new to genealogy or a seasoned veteran, it never hurts to head back to the basics. Episode 93 will cover how to make sure you’re maximizing your efforts as you gather more and more information in your family history search. ...Read More
Pullman porters, railroad workers, unions, and more. Researching an ancestor’s occupation can add breadth to a family history project. In this episode, learn tips and tricks and how to find records that document ancestors while on the job....Read More
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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.