“North and South Carolina were important locations when it comes to slavery within the United States and the migration of the enslaved from the upper south to the lower south. In this episode, learn the ins and outs of researching the slave trade in these two important locations.”
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If you missed BlackProGen: North and South Carolina Genealogy Research don’t worry just click on the video below.
Join us for the next broadcast of BlackProGen LIVE, a live online show dedicated to sharing tips, tricks, and strategies for those researching the genealogy of people of color. Tues. September 13 we’ll be discussing genealogy research in the Carolinas along with weighing in on current events such as the Georgetown University slave sale, POC cemeteries, and the recent price drop for Family Tree DNA tests. TUNE IN at 6pm PST/7pm MNT/8pm CST/9pm EST at https://youtu.be/Lz20yr-vQpc
Almost everywhere I travel, I try to take the opportunity to visit historical sites especially those sites related to African Americans. So my previous trip to the outer banks of North Carolina was no different. On Christmas Eve in the afternoon, after doing the last bit of our Christmas shopping, my family and I visited the Fort Raleigh Historic Site located on Roanoke Island in the small town of Manteo. The best part of going to Fort Raleigh Historic site was seeing and hearing my seven year old nephew read out loud about the Freedmen’s colony. After he finished I asked him if he understood what he read and he said yes. I was glad we got the opportunity to visit Fort Raleigh, it’s important to share history with the younger generation. Lets continue to share our history!
Genealogist, author, and speaker, Megan Smolenyak post this video below in the AfriGeneas African American Genealogy Community Facebook group the other day and I just had to share with all who haven’t seen it. I think Megan did an awesome job on the research of Pharrell’s ancestors as well as a good job on the production of her video.