Genealogy Adventures

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…

S03 E04: Reparational Genealogy with Carolynn Ni Lochlainn (Sun. 13 Oct 2019 | 4pm EST)

GA S03 E03: Scotchtown: Enslaved family genealogy research with Jennifer Hurst-Wender & Andi Cumbo-Floyd

In this episode, we spoke with Jennifer Wender-Hurst (Preservation Virginia) and writer/editor Andi Cumbo-Floyd about the…

Adapting the Beyond Kin approach + cluster genealogy to research poorly documented ancestors

The enslavement of a third of my ancestors forced me to develop a skillset that would…

GA Live S01 E12: Meet the Beyond Kin Project

We were SO excited to have Donna Cox Baker and Martin Brennan from the Beyond Kin…

GA Live S01 E09: Pushing beyond the 1870 Census to find your enslaved ancestors

You’ve made it to the 1870 U.S. Federal Census…and now you have no idea of what…