Posts Tagged With: GENEALOGY

BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 90: African Arrival Day Celebration

Check out episode 90 of BlackProGen LIVE!

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 88: MAAGI 2019

“The Midwest African American Genealogy Institute, commonly known as MAAGI, is the premiere event where attendees learn, research, and gain the tools needed to become a stellar researchers in the field of African American genealogy and family history. BlackProGen LIVE host Nicka Sewell-Smith – along with panelists Angela Walton-Raji, Bernice Bennett, Shelley Murphy, Toni Carrier, and more – were in the house at the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN from July 9-11, 2019.”

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Free pedigree chart

My friend and I created a basic pedigree chart. Click on the link to download the PDF Genes Work Pedigree Chart 

For those of you unfamiliar how to download a PDF, I have directions below.

 

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Below are directions have to download a PDF if you are unfamiliar.

Directions are for a Mac (should be a similar process on a PC)

  1. After you click the link, the pedigree chart will open in a new webpage.
  2. Go to File then click on Print which should be the last on the list
  3. The print window will pop up, on the bottom left you will see PDF. click on the PDF dropdown menu
  4. After you click on the PDF dropdown menu you will see Save as PDF
  5. Click save as PDF and rename the file and save it to your desired location.
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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 83: Stories from the National Memorial for Peace and Justice, Parts 1&2

Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE Episode 83? Don’t worry you can check out parts 1&2 below.

“In 2018, The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) opened the The National Memorial for Peace and Justice which memorializes more than 4,400 African American men, women, and children who were hanged, burned alive, shot, drowned, and beaten to death by white mobs between 1877 and 1950. Episode 83 will feature the family history of some of the victims documented in the memorial in an effort to humanize and bring light to their lives outside of a tragic event they have been associated with.”

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 82: “You’s a Lie”: Busting Down Myths About African American Family History

Did you miss Episode 82? Don’t worry, you can check it out now.

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 80: This is for the Ladies: Researching Our Matriarchs

“Finding and tracing our female ancestors can be a monumental task. In this episode, we’ll discuss the ways a researcher can unearth and track the women in our families and preserve their stories despite what may seem like a lack of records.”

 

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 79: Ask Mariah: The DNA Edition

“Have you taken a DNA test and confused by the results? Or, perhaps you want help trying to narrow down how a genetic cousin is related to you? Episode 79 is your chance to get assistance and is an entire episode of viewer submitted questions all about DNA!”

 

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Ancestry new and updated genetic communities

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Ancestry has just announced 94 new and updated genetic communities for people of African American and Afro Caribbean descent. For more information Click Here 

 

 

 

 

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 78: Tales from the Undertaker: African American Cemeteries and Funeral Homes

“Who’s got charge of the body?” is a time honored and loaded question uttered upon the death of a relative in the African American community. Episode 78 will discuss the history and legacy of African American cemeteries and funerals along with how to utilize their records as crucial genealogy resources.

 

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fold3: Black History Month

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In honor of Black History Month fold3 will allow you to access records in its Black History Collection until the end of February.  So if you haven’t already, take a look at the records and resources you can access on fold3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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