African-American Genealogy

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Use these Web resources to help you find your African-American ancestors.
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Follow these steps for using 1850 and 1860 slave schedules to trace your slave ancestors.
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Bring good fortune to your family history search with our 13th annual collection of the 101 Best Websites for genealogy.
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The 1919 house where Roots author Alex Haley said he first heard stories of his family's African heritage has become a museum.
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Free online resources for finding African-American ancestors.
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An Oscar-winning actress' mixed heritage includes cousin connections to playwright Tennessee Williams, actor Richard Gere and other famous figures.
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The top digital destinations for discovering your black roots.
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Celebrate Black History Month with our guide to tracing your African-American roots and reclaiming the lost heritage of your slave ancestors.
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Meet the face and the force behind genealogy TV shows such as the PBS series "Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr."
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