african american

Genealogy Group

serving philadelphia + the tri-state area

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“A People without knowledge of its History, is like a tree without roots.”

Marcus Garvey

We’re on a mission!


African American Genealogy Group is on a mission to help people discover their ancestral roots through education and a commitment to building community.

Next Upcoming Meeting



Come and join us every
2nd Tuesday of each month, except July & August, for our General Meeting.

These meetings are always free and open to the public.


May 2022 General Member Meeting

STORYeX: Telling Your Family Story eXperience  


Tuesday, May 10, 2022


6:30 – 8:30 PM

Bring Your Family Story to Life!

Do you have documents and family stories, but are unsure how to present the information to others?


This 2-hour interactive hands-on workshop was created just for you!


During this workshop, you will learn: what makes a great presentation, how to create clear outlines, and how to create an attractive presentation.


Join us for this very special workshop brought to you by Shamele Jordon of Genealogy Quick Start and Black Genealogy Experiences.



Become a Member and make lasting connections:


Explore our curated list of genealogy resources:


Discover how the African American Genealogy Group of Philadelphia can help you trace your ancestor’s journey through established methods geared specifically for African Americans.

How can we help you start your genealogy journey?

Send us a message. We would love to hear from you!