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Tracing Our Ancestors: Using Genetics to Investigate Genealogy

Rick Kittles is a pioneer in the practice of tracing ancestry through DNA. A professor in the Department of Medicine and the Division of Epidemiology and Bio...

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Derek Davey's curator insight, August 10, 8:33 AM

Interesting information on DNA

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Free Webinar on Using Social Media to Expand Your Family History Research

Free Webinar on Using Social Media to Expand Your Family History Research | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
The Family History Library will present a free webinar for all who are interested in learning how to use social media to help them expand their family history research efforts.

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Derek Davey's curator insight, May 8, 7:52 AM

Thought some would find this interesting.

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Tracing family's roots gives a broader sense of self' - New Pittsburgh Courier

Tracing family's roots gives a broader sense of self' - New Pittsburgh Courier | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
Tracing family's roots gives a broader sense of self'
New Pittsburgh Courier
But for African Americans, genealogy only goes so far. Thanks to the mainstreaming of DNA testing, more African Americans can dig to the roots of their family trees.
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Black Media Mine

Black Media Mine | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
#WHM Black Women's History, Black History, 19th century African American Women and Men, African American Genealogy http://t.co/78JB9CUByI
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DNA tests show fallacy of Jim Crow - Albuquerque Journal

DNA tests show fallacy of Jim Crow - Albuquerque Journal | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
DNA tests show fallacy of Jim Crow
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I am filming guest interviews for Season 2 of the genealogy series “Finding Your Roots,” airing on PBS this September. One of the most intriguing pieces of information shared with our ...
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Maafa Celebration Committee 2013 African American Genealogy Conference

This video contains excerpts from presenters at the 2013 2nd Annual African American Genealogy Conference sponsored by the Maafa Celebration Committee of Roc...
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The African-Native American Genealogy Blog: The Chickasaw Freedman History of Don Cheadle

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The African-Native American Genealogy Blog: The Chickasaw Freedman History of Don Cheadle http://t.co/q7KrRdPVdG (Incase You didn't know)
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UpFront with NGS: African-American research doesn't only happen in February -- some new resources to check out!

UpFront with NGS: African-American research doesn't only happen in February -- some new resources to check out! | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
UpFront with NGS: African-American research doesn't only happen in February -- some new resources t... http://t.co/tRJa7SRHEJ #genealogy
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Pin by Robin Foster: Genealogy & Social Networking on African American Genealogy | Pinterest

Pin by Robin Foster:  Genealogy & Social Networking on African American Genealogy | Pinterest | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
African American #Genealogy (over 100 resources) Created using the free ShareRoot Pinterest Toolset. (African American #Genealogy (over 100 resources) Created using the free ShareRoot Pinterest Toolset.
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SF history expo: Chinatown, '06 quake, severed head - San Francisco Chronicle

SF history expo: Chinatown, '06 quake, severed head - San Francisco Chronicle | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle SF history expo: Chinatown, '06 quake, severed head San Francisco Chronicle Thousands filed through the 140-year-old Mint to learn about the Presidio, African American genealogy, the secrets of Chinatown, maritime lore, gay...
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African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy

African American Slave Trade: Ships & Records for Genealogy | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
Introduction: Gena Philibert-Ortega is a genealogist and author of the book “From the Family Kitchen.” In this guest blog post, Gena searches old newspapers (RT @GenealogyBank: African Slave Trade in early American history: ships & records for...
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AAGSAR: Where African American Genealogy & Smart Technology Connect!

AAGSAR: Where African American Genealogy & Smart Technology Connect! | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
African American Genealogy & Slave Ancestry Research (AAGSAR) is a technology-centric, collaborative for genealogists researching their slave ancestry. A NO OBSERVERS Community we focus on 3 primary goals: SLAVE ANCESTRY RESEARCH SKILL DEVELOPMENT TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION MIGRATING FAMILY RESEARCH ONLINE We differ from most African Amercian genealogy communities in that all of our collaboration, research, teaching and sharing is anchored by smart technology. To join the AAGSAR Community you must be active on Facebook, and have [or be willing to create] a family blog and/or website. Don't worry! Support is ALWAYS available to help you get started! Join us Sundays 6PM ET for You Got Roots?! Our goal is to gather progressive like-minds in discussions about how we individually and collectively push the dial forward. EDUCATE. ENGAGE. ADVOCATE. The AAGSAR Community

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Derek Davey's curator insight, March 4, 7:18 AM

Great place to learn research technique for African American Research.

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When Freedom Came - Documenting the Family's Freedom Story - free webinar by Angela Walton-Raji now online

When Freedom Came - Documenting the Family's Freedom Story - free webinar by Angela Walton-Raji now online | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
You do not need any connection to the Civil War, African-American ancestors, or even to America to count today's webinar as one of the finest we have ever had!

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Derek Davey's curator insight, July 17, 7:42 AM

Interesting program.  

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FamilySearch Update: MI, GA, and SC Materials

FamilySearch Update: MI, GA, and SC Materials | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
The following databases are showing as having been updated on FamilySearch since our last update: Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925 Georgia, Deaths, 1928-1940 South Carolina, Darlington County Records, 1798-1928 GenealogyBank is offering a free ebook...

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Derek Davey's curator insight, May 11, 7:14 PM

New Michigan updates.

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Events Calendar of the Wisconsin Historical Society

Events Calendar of the Wisconsin Historical Society | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
African-American Genealogy Conference, set for Oct. 18 at Sheraton Hotel, 706 John Nolen Drive, Madison, http://t.co/qXFt2pnOsE
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African-American Special Interest Group | Meetings

African-American Special Interest Group | Meetings | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
The African American Special Interest Group AA SIG provides a forum for individuals to network share genealogical research study and preserve the history of (RT @StLGS: Next African-American SIG mtg: "Making Sense of Probate Files," Sat., 5 Apr, 11...
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Ancestry.com - Redirect

Ancestry.com - Redirect | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
African American Family History Research - Breaking the 1870 Wall http://t.co/f25cE82Kio #genealogy http://t.co/sOsC0twPEh
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New roofing information, family genealogy and organizing home tasks: AM links ... - The Plain Dealer

New roofing information, family genealogy and organizing home tasks: AM links ... - The Plain Dealer | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
New roofing information, family genealogy and organizing home tasks: AM links ...
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Henry Louis Gates: Genealogy and African American History - YouTube

Author, documentarian and Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr gives a stirring address on race in the United States with a look at the genealogy and gene...
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Pin by Cheryl Brown (Purple Butterfly Crochet Collection) . on Genealogy | Pinterest

Pin by Cheryl Brown (Purple Butterfly Crochet Collection) . on Genealogy | Pinterest | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
The African-Native American Genealogy Blog: In 1866, Creek Treaty Abolishing Slavery Was Covered in National Press (The African-Native American Genealogy Blog: In 1866, Creek Treaty Abolishing Slavery Was Covered in
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African American Research: Tips for Tracing Families Post-1865

African American Research: Tips for Tracing Families Post-1865 | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
Tips for tracing African American family history after 1865: http://t.co/zRJvGHc2SE #genealogy
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African-American Genealogy | History Detectives | PBS

African-American Genealogy | History Detectives | PBS | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it
African American Genealogy
How to conduct African American genealogical research

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FamilySearch Records for African American Resea...

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As we enjoy the last day of February, it’s good to remember that February is the month we celebrate Black History Month.
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African Roots Podcast.com » African Roots Podcast Episode #252 January 31, 2014

African Roots Podcast.com » African Roots Podcast Episode #252 January 31, 2014 | African American Genealogy | Scoop.it

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Derek Davey's curator insight, January 31, 5:54 PM

Have you checked out this Podcast for those wanting to learn more about their African Roots?