Robert E Lee, slavery, and 1859: The Spring of his Discontent

8,487 words | Read time: 20 minutes Gen. Robert E. Lee and confederate statues are back…

Finding Your Black American Ancestors Part 1: From 1940 to 1870

This 1st video in a 3 part series steps you you through tracing your ancestry back…

GA Live S02 E11: special guest James R. Morgan III (Black Freemasonry)

Episode 11: James R. Morgan III (Author, Black Freemasonry) Have you ever researched your family and…

GA Live S02 E10: Special Guest Natonne Kemp

Episode 10: Natonne Kemp (Author, Historian & Genealogist)) Join Brian and Donya as we talk with…

GA Live S02 E09: Special Guest Phebe Hayes (Louisiana genealogy & history)

Episode 9: Phebe Hayes (Louisiana genealogy & history) Join Brian & Donya as we chat about…

GA Live S02 E08: Special Guest Bernice Bennett

Episode 8: Bernice Bennett Join Brian and Donya as we welcome a special guest, Bernice Bennett,…

Research case study: My lost connection to Thomas “The Immigrant” Christian of Charles City County, Virginia

If you have been a regular follower of my recent genealogy adventures, you will know the…

The 1898 Phoenix Riot: Essex Harrison, Eliza Goode, and South Carolina’s black voter suppression

The current reports of black voter suppression in North Carolina, Georgia, and Florida have made me…

Working with the 1773 and 1825 maps of Old Ninety Six, Edgefield, Abbeville, Newberry, and Barnwell, South Carolina

I have previously written about how maps can be an invaluable research tools in my  article…

GA Live S02 E03: Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry

Episode : Meet Sharon Morgan from Our Black Ancestry In this episode, our special guest is…