Genealogy Adventures

S03 E27: A Talk About Racism with Anti-Racist Activist, Public Speaker & Writer Tim Wise

In this episode, we chat with the anti-racist activist, essayist, and author – Tim Wise. He…

S03 E25: A Talk about Racism with Special Guest, Jane Elliott

Jane Elliott is known worldwide for her “Blue Eyes Brown Eyes” racism exercise. She is an…

Save this date: GA Live with special guest, Jane Elliott (17 May 2020 | 4pm EST)

Live show url: https://www.facebook.com/genealogyadventuresusa Here is an example of her “Brown Eye Blue Eye” racism experiment…

S03 E19: Women of the American Revolution with DAR’s Clare Marshall

Join Brian Sheffey & Donya Williams online this Sunday as we chat with Clare Marshall from…

S03 E06: Genealogists as public historians: genealogy as a history teaching tool

In this episode, we discuss the idea of genealogists as public historians. All too often, contributions…

John Yeldell (aka Rev. Elijah Flemon): A 19th Century black political activist

Born in Edgefield, SC at the end of slavery, John would go on to become a…

New Year, New Project: Stronger Together – the Story of US

It’s a new year (Happy New Year too!) and this year Genealogy Adventures will be defined…

From Northampton County, NC to Roberts Settlement, Indiana: the hidden history of fpoc

Timing seems to be everything when it comes to genealogy. You can search and search for…

Finding Reuben Byrd: free person of color & an American Revolutionary War veteran

Updated 23 Sep 2016 with additional Bird/Byrd family groups Reuben Byrd of Petersburg, Virginia and Orange…

1667: The year America was divided by race

Genealogical research has sent me down an American history rabbit hole once again. I don’t mind.…