C&EN article features 9 Black chemists whose work changes lives and push boundaries through their work in chemistry The list also includes leaders, scientists, educators, pilots who used their passion for chemistry to make innovative discoveries and pioneer scientific methods still used today. Alma Levant Hayden Read more about Alma […]
A new documentary on “Black Patriots: Heroes of the Revolution” will feature expert commentary from Adrienne Whaley, Senior Manager of K-12 Education for the Museum of the American Revolution.
It was illegal for this Army private to serve in the U.S. military. Cathay Williams, also known as Army Pvt. William Cathey, is the first documented African-American female to enlist in the U.S. armed forces.
This month’s General Membership meeting will feature native Delawarean Syl Woolford, who will give a lecture on “Free People of Color in the Colonial Era”.
Archival records related to the Buffalo Soldiers, African Americans who served their nation on the western frontier following the Civil War, were recently made more accessible thanks to the efforts of citizen archivists who participated in a “scan-a-thon” in the Innovation Lab at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
This month’s General Membership meeting will feature AAGG’s President-elect, Adrienne Whaley on “Digging into City Directories”.
November States Group Meeting will be cancelled this month. Instead get your tickets for our Anniversary luncheon, Saturday, November 10, 2019.
The African American Genealogy Group is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its founding on Saturday, November 2, 2019, at the McCall Golf & Country club from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We would like your participation! Please buy your ticket asap if you haven’t already on Eventbrite by clicking here. […]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this week that it’s donating $2 million to the International African-American Museum in Charleston, S.C., to create a Center for Family History aimed at helping Black Americans trace their genealogy.
“Railroad Ties” presents the very human story of the Underground Railroad as it unfolds through Ancestry records – each discovery revealing the dynamic impact our history has on identity, family and legacy.