Genealogy Adventures

The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 2: Culture

In my previous post, The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 1: Race  http://genealogyadventures.net/2014/02/20/the-concepts-of-race-vs-culture-pt-1-race/ I touched…

The Concepts of Race vs Culture Pt 1: Race

I outlined an epiphany I had about the concepts of Race and Culture in my previous…

The concepts of Race vs Culture – an introduction

My genealogy adventures have taken twists and turns I could have never foreseen. How grateful I’ve been…

What’s the value of specialist historical archives – and why should we digitize them?

Back in December I had the pleasure of meeting up with Discover Roxbury (http://www.discoverroxbury.org )at an…

DNA: Going beyond a single racial or cultural identity

I’ve just finished watching the first series of Henry Louis Gates Jr’s African American Lives (PBS).…

Beyond the pale: Interracial Relations in Colonial America

A tale of gender double standards When genealogy decides to throw me a curve ball, it doesn’t hold…

The decline of historic homes: Does history have a value?

I stumbled across a Washington Post  article depicting the plight of American historic homes (Struggling to…