Black History is American History

Listing of great events around the USA Researching genealogy and family histories are exciting activities. Equally thrilling are the research results coming to life in the form of podcasts, blogs, puzzles, articles, affirmations, proclamations, presentations, stage plays, films, clothing and other expressions of our ancestors’ rich legacies. Here’s a partial listing of the Black HistoryContinue reading “Black History is American History”

Start where you are: Share your family’s history

About 12 years ago, I received important advice from an Arkansas special collections librarian. She asked me to share my paternal family’s history as I discovered it — bit by bit. I recall telling her that I did not have much to report on my grandfather, Samuel Luster Weed (now Wead), and his family whoContinue reading “Start where you are: Share your family’s history”

Join us — February 2022 Sankofa webinar!

February is the perfect month to journey with our ancestors. For the second year, Good Genes Genealogy Services LLC, will offer a series of Saturday morning, live and virtual workshops that follow the principles of the Ghana, Africa Sankofa bird. You may register on this site. It is super easy and all of the proceedsContinue reading “Join us — February 2022 Sankofa webinar!”

Free podcast debuts Jan. 31, 2022: Jim Crow-era athletic ancestors’ stories featured

“As If We Were Ghosts” is a documentary produced by my company, Stonecrest, Ga-based OURS Studios. The documentary will premiere on Juneteenth 2022 on Georgia Public Broadcasting. Eric Roberts (erobtv) is the host of the series. Here’s a preview. https://www.instagram.com/atl_erob/p/CZPXLPfOog2/?utm_medium=share_sheet

Watch 90+-year old Xi Xi Zeta Charter Member Share History on YouTube

Originally posted on Wead Write Away and Genealogy by Ann:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EqdH_xeq_lA March 16, 2021 marked our grad chapter’s 32nd anniversary. This retro video was recorded in 2019, Lithonia, Georgia. My Legacy Soror Mom are among XiXiZeta’s founding. Listen, learn and love! Here’s our history as scribed by Mom, Angie Wead and my Sister-Mom, Mary Martin-Blackmon.…

Create your great today for tomorrow

How to tips Live your best lives and record your stories. We have a limited amount of time in this earth realm. How are you preparing to leave lasting legacies? Keep in mind our future generations. Namaste. SUNDAY, JANUARY 23, 2022 I AM HERE FOR THE GLORY OF GOD You are here to change theContinue reading “Create your great today for tomorrow”

Honorable lives today for tomorrow

The link contains wonderful words of advice. It reminds us that we are future ancestors. pic.twitter.com/omWVqdkWQT — Beyond Brick Walls (@BeyondBrickWal1) January 1, 2022