The beginning of 2023 is a great time to utilize the free genealogy resources from the National Archives. It is the family group sheet and ancestral chart.
First in a series Jihan Hurse, guide, Atlanta, GA.’s Oakland Cemetery’s “Black Magnolias” tour Atlanta, GA — On a chilly Saturday winter morning, Oakland Cemetery’s “Black Magnolias” Tour Guide and Author Jihan Hurse, excitedly gives highlights of the Black women who lie among its 70,000 “residents” in the city’s historic cemetery. The hour allotted forContinue reading “The forgotten stories of “Black Magnolias” from Oakland Cemetery”
Black Homesteaders of the South with Bernice A. Bennett On Saturday, February 4, 2023, 12 – 1:30 PM, the African American History and Culture Museum will host its African American History and Culture Event. It will be held on the Concourse, Oprah Winfrey Theater + streaming It’s free. It’s also recommended that you get tickets or register atContinue reading “Check out this wonderful Black genealogy program”
“What do the Africans do?” That is the question asked by a then-young girl, 11-year-old Terri Bandele, who was among the first families celebrating the first Kwanzaa celebration from Dec. 26, 1966 – Jan. 1, 1967. Her question and the organized determination of Dr. Maulana Karenga, Bandele’s parents and others, led to the creation ofContinue reading “Celebrating January First … African American style”
It’s time for you to dig those old photos out of boxes, closets and other places to display for us to share in your family history. Check out Putnam County. Let’s guess the year!
This post about freebies usually appears on Fridays. In honor of a great week by all who have contacted Good Genes Genealogy Services, here’s your day-before treat: Good Genes Genealogy Services Reference Guide During January and February 2022, the Good Genes Genealogy Services team provided five (5) workshops. The free workshops for the DeKalb CountyContinue reading “Teasing Thursday for Freebies Friday”
Tombstone tribute What is your special tribute? Write a poem or proclamation or any tribute to present in honor of ancestors. Next, post it!