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Juneteenth Is A Federal Holiday…We’ve Been Here Before (OpEd)

by Donya Williams Well, it’s done. Juneteenth has been made an official holiday by President Joe Biden. The last federal holiday created was Martin Luther King Day in 1983 by…

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Free black families in Colonial America: The Bugg (Doss) family
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Genealogy Research Strategies

S04 E37 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

In this episode, Susan Anderson shares her considerable knowledge about how The Gold Rush Era marked the real beginning of African American migration into California: around 200 to 300 slaves came to work the gold fields, followed by free African Americans. We learn something about their stories as well as their history.

Genealogy Brick Wall Strategies

S04 E37 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

In this episode, Susan Anderson shares her considerable knowledge about how The Gold Rush Era marked the real beginning of African American migration into California: around 200 to 300 slaves came to work the gold fields, followed by free African Americans. We learn something about their stories as well as their history.

Enslaved Research Strategies

SS04 E39: Book Club – Resistance on a Georgia Plantation 1839-8 (Fanny Kemble, 1863)

In this episode, Susan Anderson shares her considerable knowledge about how The Gold Rush Era marked the real beginning of African American migration into California: around 200 to 300 slaves came to work the gold fields, followed by free African Americans. We learn something about their stories as well as their history.

African American Genealogy

S05 E03: “Brown Babies The Mischlingskinder Story” with Regina Griffin

We were so pleased to welcome Regina Griffin, Jasmine Redden, and Romona Burns to the show to talk about Mischlingskinders (Brown babies) – the children of African American servicemen and…

DNA & Genetics | Genetic Genealogy

S04 E37 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

In this episode, Susan Anderson shares her considerable knowledge about how The Gold Rush Era marked the real beginning of African American migration into California: around 200 to 300 slaves came to work the gold fields, followed by free African Americans. We learn something about their stories as well as their history.

S04 E05 What’s New at MyHeritage with Daniel Horowitz

We were so pleased to be able to welcome MyHeritage’s Daniel Horowitz, to the show. We chatted with Daniel about his role at MyHeritage, the work the company’s genealogists do…

Race & Diversity

S05 E03: “Brown Babies The Mischlingskinder Story” with Regina Griffin

We were so pleased to welcome Regina Griffin, Jasmine Redden, and Romona Burns to the show to talk about Mischlingskinders (Brown babies) – the children of African American servicemen and…

S05 E02: Lalita Yeldell-Sylvers (author): “Circumcision of a Wounded Heart”

In this episode, Brian and Donya talk about the varying degrees that Black American history is taught. They also discussed who largely teaches it. And address how none of this includes or incorporates the new bogey-phrase Critical Race Theory. This becomes even more problematic when this issue involves majority or exclusively white school systems.

History

S05 E03: “Brown Babies The Mischlingskinder Story” with Regina Griffin

We were so pleased to welcome Regina Griffin, Jasmine Redden, and Romona Burns to the show to talk about Mischlingskinders (Brown babies) – the children of African American servicemen and…

S05 E02: Lalita Yeldell-Sylvers (author): “Circumcision of a Wounded Heart”

In this episode, Brian and Donya talk about the varying degrees that Black American history is taught. They also discussed who largely teaches it. And address how none of this includes or incorporates the new bogey-phrase Critical Race Theory. This becomes even more problematic when this issue involves majority or exclusively white school systems.

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