Genealogy Adventures

Editorials

The House Judiciary Committee Hearing’s session on Reparations (H.R. 40 and the Path to Restorative Justice) [live video & on-demand video]

Washington, D.C. – On June 19th at 10:00 a.m., the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties’ hearing on H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and…

Top Articles

Clash of the titans: Ancestry.com vs FamilySearch.org. And the winner is...?
Gedmatch's Dodecad DNA analysis and African DNA results
Live Online Genealogy Q&A Session this Sunday at 4pm
The 1926 Lynching of Raymond Byrd Part II
Genetic genealogy, DNA triangulation, and the search for my missing Futrell ancestor
Playing genealogical hide and go seek with Col. Thomas Pettus (abt. 1598-1663)
Ghosts in the DNA: The lost diversity of early colonial Virginia
Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in Africa to one tribe?
AncestryDNA: So what does it take to get a DNA Circle?

Research Strategies

S03 E08: Should descendants of enslaved Africans pay to access genealogical databases?

400 years of systemic identity erasure poses formidable challenges for the descendants of enslaved Africans in the U.S. It can cost thousands of dollars to research just 1 enslaved family…

African American Genealogy

S03 E11: Puerto Rican & Caribbean Island Genealogy

Chances, if you’re a person of color, you’ve looked at your DNA results and spotted a connection to Puerto Rico or a Caribbean island. You may have thought: “How do…

DNA & Genetics

Free report: Best DNA Testing Companies Based on In-Depth Reviews

Consumers Advocate – a small organization that researches with the intention to help – has just published an in-depth and very thorough report comparing the major commercial DNA testing companies.…

Understanding DNA Percentages (Presentation pdf)

This presentation was delivered to the Utah Genealogical Association’s membership in September 2019. The discussion laid the foundation for understanding what those DNA percentages provided by the big commercial DNA…

Race & Diversity

Live Online Genealogy Q&A Session this Sunday at 4pm

This is your chance to ask that genealogical research question you’ve been eager to ask! See you this Sunday at 4pm EST via https://www.facebook.com/genealogyadventuresusa

S03 E11: Puerto Rican & Caribbean Island Genealogy

Chances, if you’re a person of color, you’ve looked at your DNA results and spotted a connection to Puerto Rico or a Caribbean island. You may have thought: “How do…

History

S03 E11: Puerto Rican & Caribbean Island Genealogy

Chances, if you’re a person of color, you’ve looked at your DNA results and spotted a connection to Puerto Rico or a Caribbean island. You may have thought: “How do…

In Her Own Words: The Rosa Parks exhibition at the Library of Congress

The Rosa Parks “In Her Own Words” exhibition at the Library of Congress is a powerful and moving exhibition. There was more to her than I ever knew. For instance,…

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