African-American Genealogy Articles
A surge of new resources is chipping away at barriers to African-American genealogy.
Meet the face and the force behind genealogy TV shows such as the PBS series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr."
Select records and documents on slaves are finally digital.
What's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history.
Start researching your diverse heritage on these sites.
Don’t stop your family history search at the Emancipation Proclamation. Use these techniques to discover African-American roots obscured by slavery.
Ancestry.com's database of narratives from interviews with former slaves.
African American family historians can give each other a research boost through a free online genealogy database called AfriQuest.
An Oscar-winning actress' mixed heritage includes cousin connections to playwright Tennessee Williams, actor Richard Gere and other famous figures.