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 […]
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.
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.
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.