The free “Slavery in America and the World” digital library at Hein Online has surpassed a million pages. Here's one example of how understanding slavery law can reveal clues for your genealogy research.Read More
June 19 commemorates the emancipation of slaves in Texas. Trace your ancestors back so you can share their untold stories.Read More
See how actress Laverne Cox discovered her African-American ancestry on "Who Do You Think You Are?" We'll also share how the 1850 and 1860 slave schedules led to her third-great-grandfather during slavery, and how Freedmen's Bureau and voter records revealed his life as a freedman.Read More
Use these seven expert-recommended resources for locating your African-American ancestors.Read More
The Civil War sesquicentennial doesn't just mark the 150th anniversary of a war. It also honors the freedom of 4 million enslaved humans.Read More
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