S03 E13: Researching Slavery-Disrupted Family Trees with Melvin Collier

In this episode, the author, genealogist and founder of the popular Roots Revealed website (https://rootsrevealed.com/author/melvinjcollier228596363) joins Donya and Brian to discuss researching slavery-disrupted family trees. We also chat about why black genealogical research is an important part of documenting American history by bringing our enslaved ancestors’ stories to light.

As always, we drop some knowledge about research strategies and sources of research information.

Books by Brian Sheffey:

Purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Practical-Genealogy-Research-Diverse-History/dp/164611566X
Purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1646116089/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i1

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