Genealogy Adventures

S03 E16: The Power of Reuniting Slavery-Disrupted Family Lines

In this episode, we chat recent discoveries that led to finding family members separated by slavery.…

S03 E14: Black History & The Library of Congress with Luis Clavell

In this episode, we sat down with Luis Clavell, Program Specialist at the Library of Congress,…

S03 E14: University of Virginia’s Memorial to Enslaved Laborers with Dr. Shelley Murphy

In this episode, as we chat with our special guest, African American Research & genealogist Shelley…

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…

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…

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…

The full estate inventories for Governor Arthur Middleton of South Carolina, circa (1737) & grandson Arthur Middleton (1797)

with thanks to the Charleston County Public Library who digitized this document for Genealogy

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 1766 estate inventory for Col. Thomas Middleton of Charleston, SC & Savannah, GA.

Some of the enslaved people held by Col. Thomas Middleton were the ancestors of the enslaved…

S03 E05: Searching for Black Confederates with Kevin M. Levin (on-demand streaming)

In this episode, we chat with educator, historian, and author Kevin M. Levin about his book…