• 150 sounds of freedom – 2013 AAGHS national conference

    200+ researchers and family historians focused on african american genealogy descended on music city from October 10-13, 2013 the 34th AAHGS conference.

  • we’re just ordinary people – break through living brick walls

    news flash: i come from regular old folks. so do you. and their genealogy is just as important as your kings, queens, patriots, and all that other stuff. do the hard work for the living too. it’s worth it.

  • why i vote – election 2008/2012 reflections

    we’re two weeks out from the 2012 election in the u.s.  as the opinion polls circulate, the debates draw to a close, and voter ID laws continue to confuse us all, i was lead back to election 2008 basket.  yes, i have a basket. lol i collected magazines, newspapers, and anything i thought i’d want …

  • killed by a bad street

    as i mentioned in a previous post, my father’s family has always been a mystery.  considering that, think of my surprise when i recently saw this headline tied to my paternal side: “KILLED BY A BAD STREET. And the City May Be Asked to Pay Damages,” august 21, 1903, new orleans times-picayune. of course the …