African Roots Podcast #3 April 17, 2009

This Week's Pod Cast

 

Welcome to the African Roots Podcast!

EVENTS
The Oregon Pacific NW History Conference is now underway. Two speakers that will be of interest to the African American community are presented on both Friday and Saturday. For information on this exciting event see the following.
http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/Conference.shtml

Friends in the Washington DC area are encouraged to visit the National Archives to participate in the 2 day Genealogy Fair. For more information, visit:
http://www.archives.gov/dc-metro/know-your-records/genealogy-fair/

Join the African American Genealogical and Historical Society of Chicago at a special Genealogy Forum on May 1st. More information is located at:
http://www.aaghsc.org/

Friends in Ft. Lauderdale Florida can meet Dr. Rick Kittles and others on May 2 at the Alvin Sherman Library. More information can be obtained from:
http://www.nova.edu/library/genealogyfair/

There is still time to join the fun at the New Englad event in Manchester New Hampshire. Lots of African American workshops. For more information contact:
http://www.nergc.org/2009/images/NERGC2009Program.pdf

The Internet Archive is a wonderful website with many rare books, photographs and even film, pertaining to life in America. Their holding from the African American collection is impressive. For access to these original documents visit:
http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=Negro%20Soldier

Paul Heinegg, specialist in Free Persons of Color has published the 5th edition of his landmark book. For more information visit: www.genealogical.com

Sana Butler has just had a book published called Sugar of the Crop. My Search to Find the Children of Slaves. The book can be obtained at:
http://www.amazon.com/Sugar-Crop-Journey-Children-Slaves/dp/1599213753

It’s time to revisit an old standard—AfriGeneas.com
This is THE site for African American Genealogy. Come and take a look at a portion of AfriGeneas that you have not experienced before. www.AfriGeneas.com

Please join us next week on the African Roots Podcast.

Keep researching
Keep documenting
Keep sharing what you find.

2 Comments

  1. Posted April 22, 2009 at 1:34 pm | Permalink

    Excellent presentation, Angela !
    Truly you are a pioneer in so may venues.
    I am hooked and will continue to follow and remain tuned.
    The site is well put together.
    Keep up the good works.

  2. Posted April 22, 2009 at 8:18 pm | Permalink

    Thank you so much VKN!!! I am honored that you have found the podcast and thrilled that you found it satisfactory. Knowing that you are tuning in, will keep me on my toes. :)

    -Angela-

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