Posts Tagged With: GENEALOGY

Season 10 of Who Do You Think You Are? 

Season 10 of Who Do You Think You Are? Premieres on Monday, May 21st on TLC and this seasons participants includes Hilary Duff, Jean Smart, Jon Cryer, Laverne Cox, Megan Mullally, and Molly Shannon.

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 56: Been Around the World: Mapping Your Family History

Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE Episode 56? Don’t worry check it out below.

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14th Annual Harlem Genealogical Conference

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We are pleased to announce the 14th annual Harlem Genealogical Conference will take place Saturday, May 19, 2018, at 360 Malcolm X Boulevard (128th Street) with a focus on DNA and Genetic Genealogy. The Jean Sampson Scott Greater New York Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) will host the event at its Harlem church building, which is free and open to the public. The conference will focus on using traditional family history research in tandem with DNA testing to tell the stories of our families. Keynote speakers are Bernice A. Bennett and Shannon Christmas.

The two hosting organizations share a long partnership with a multi-generational commitment to genealogy throughout the world. This conference provides individuals of African descent self-affirmed experiences, reflections, and discoveries, while those not of African descent will gain a deeper understanding of the African-ancestored experience. The conference’s missions are to expose new participants to the joy of genealogy and to further research the historical travels of people of the African diaspora.

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 57: Staying In It: Historical Trauma & Self Care for Researchers

Have you seen the latest BlackProGen LIVE episode? If not check it out below.

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Finding Roots in Benin: Kieron’s Journey Home

I know some dope people who do some amazing things and one of them is Nicka Smith

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 54: Beyond Percentages: Doing More With Your DNA Test Results

Did you miss BlackProGen LIVE! Episode 54? Well check it out below

 

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Genes Work

Just a little video of some fo the records I’ve acquired over the years while doing genealogical research.

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Win a free AncestryDNA Kit

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1. Visit my blog (you are already here)

2. Subscribe to my blog (if you are already subscribed, thank you!)

3.Email me your Name by Saturday, March 17th, 2018 by 8pm (EST) and I will reply back a number. (Where is my email address you ask? In the about me section)

4. Watch live via Youtube on Sunday, March 18th, 2018 at 8pm (EST) as I randomly pick one lucky number. (Can’t watch live? No problem I will repost on the blog and email the winner.)

GOOD LUCK!!!

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Four Blogs To Checkout 

Since March is Women’s History Month I thought it be cool to share with you the blogs of four black female genealogy bloggers I met while attending RootsTech 2018.

(Each blog is packed with great content)

Uncovering Roots, Extending Branches

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 Madam Ancestry

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Pressing My Way

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Ancestry in Progress 

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BlackProGen LIVE! Ep 53: RootsTech2018

I had a good time at this years RootsTech in Salt Lake City, Utah. I met some awesome people (even a DNA cousin) and I attended some great breakout sessions. Below is episode 53 which gives you an inside look at RootsTech from the eyes of the BlackProGen Live attendees.

Some pictures I took during the conference ( I wish I took more)

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