Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 92? Don’t worry click on the video below.
“In 1871, Congress established the Commissioners of Claims (Southern Claims Commission) to review and make recommendations and potential reimbursements for the claims of southern loyalists who “furnished stores and supplies for the use of the U.S. Army” during the Civil War. Additionally, Congressional Records can be a goldmine for first person accounts from ancestors, their communities, and more. During episode 91, learn more about these crucial record sets and how to find ancestors within them.”
Have you seen the latest BlackProGen LIVE episode? If not check it out below.
Some of my fellow BlackProGen Live members are at the Midwest African American Genealogy Institue aka MAAGI. Check out the webisode below.
Be sure to watch webisode 35 Tuesday, June 20th: People of color communities thrive on social and community interaction. Learn about the history of religious, fraternal, and benevolent groups and how they can add to you already existing genealogy and family history research.
Flashback Friday! Check out my two videos from my research trip to Monroe County, AL
I really enjoyed Season 1 of Relative Race, I even binged watched all of the episodes (I got hooked). Well, I am looking forward to this season and I hope it is just as good as the first one.
The premise of the show is four couples start off in Miami and they’ll have to complete challenges in order to meet a new DNA relatives each day for 10 days across the United States. They will have to navigate without using smartphones or GPS devices. The couples will be given road maps and burner phone (phones with not internet access). The team that wins will get $50,000. Check out the first episode of Season 2 below.
The ninth season of Who Do You Think You Are? premieres this Sunday, March 5th on TLC. This season’ s celebrities include Smokey Robinson, Courteney Cox, John Stamos, Liv Tyler, Jessica Biel, Julie Bowen, Jennifer Grey and Noah Wyle.
Henry Louis Gates explores the untold story of how Africa helped shape our modern world. Premiering tonight on PBS.