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North and South Carolina Genealogy Research

If you missed BlackProGen: North and South Carolina Genealogy Research don’t worry just click on the video below.

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NC & SC Genealogy Research

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

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Freedmen’s Colony 

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! 

  

    


   

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The Family Tree of Pharrell Williams and Why He Almost Didn’t Exist

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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.

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