African-American Genealogy

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A childhood discovery sparks a mission to document and preserve a slave cemetery.
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A surge of new resources is chipping away at barriers to African-American genealogy.
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A researcher shines light on African-American coal miners' invisible lives.
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eSlavery has obscured the names of your African-American ancestors and cast their lives into darkness. But with our guide, you can begin to rediscover them.
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The research institute at the new National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will help African-Americans fill in gaps in their genealogy research.
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The black press created a repository of experiences, hopes and dreams for your African-American ancestors. Discover 11 ways these publications can give you the scoop on your family.
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Discover 32 top websites to retrace your ethnic and immigrant ancestry to all corners of the earth.
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Don’t stop your family history search at the Emancipation Proclamation. Use these techniques to discover African-American roots obscured by slavery.
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