african american

Genealogy Group

serving philadelphia + the tri-state area

“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.


September 2021 General Member Meeting


Tuesday, September 14, 2021


6:30 – 8:30 PM

Join the African American Genealogy Group for our first meeting of the 2021-2022 programming year, meant to get us prepared for all that the new year has in store.


You’ll be introduced to our newly-elected Executive Committee, hear about exciting learning and volunteer opportunities, share your own research and connection successes from the summer, and leave with some tips and suggestions for getting and staying organized as you start or continue your research journey.



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!