#46 Free (Black) Friday: Interview Your Relatives

By planes, trains and automobiles, an estimated 54 million U.S. travelers made it families and friends this 2021 Thanksgiving season. Those numbers are nearly equal to pre-Covid 2019 levels, according to AAA, air, train and government travel trackers. If so, don’t spend all of your time around the table of good food, or shopping untilContinue reading “#46 Free (Black) Friday: Interview Your Relatives”

Aid for Genealogists: Frazine K. Taylor African American Research Scholarship

The Frazine K. Taylor African American Research Scholarship (application due by 1 March each year) — open to anyone committed to expanding their knowledge of African American genealogical research. The Frazine K. Taylor African American Research Scholarship (application due 1 March each year) was established on 7 June 2018 by Deborah A. Abbott, PhD, in honor of Frazine K.Continue reading “Aid for Genealogists: Frazine K. Taylor African American Research Scholarship”

Celebrate Veterans Day by saluting your family history

An excerpt from our November 2021 e-book Introduction Welcome to the fourth in a series of our e-books that highlight the unique genealogy of African Americans. Do you know how many of your ancestors were in the military? We didn’t realize until the documents were released a few years ago that revealed our African AmericanContinue reading “Celebrate Veterans Day by saluting your family history”

Follow @ GoodGenesGen on Twitter and learn more about our Ancestry

Clark College was founded on Sept. 19, 1869, shortly after the end of the Civil War by a religious organization that later became the United Methodist Church. Several historically black colleges and (renamed later) universities were created in the 19th century. These HBCUs were joined by a healthy grouping of HBCUs founded between 1900 andContinue reading “Follow @ GoodGenesGen on Twitter and learn more about our Ancestry”