Genealogy Adventures


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

Genealogy challenge: Researching the 45 enslaved children of Moses Williams (Old Ninety-Six,  SC)
Gedmatch's HarappaWorld admixture test answers my West African results question
Is there trace Iberian results in your British DNA? This might be why
Research case study: My lost connection to Thomas "The Immigrant" Christian of Charles City County, Virginia
Typical Actions in Probate of a Slaveholding Estate with David E. Paterson [podcast]
Gedmatch's Dodecad DNA analysis and African DNA results
Clash of the titans: vs And the winner is...?
Can you really pinpoint DNA Ancestry in Africa to one tribe?
An exciting discovery: Lewis Matthews/Mathis (Edgefield, SC)

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

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


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