52 Ancestors in 52 weeks: Week #1 – Beginnings Genealogy is not just a compilation of dates, not a listing of surnames, it is simply His-Story/Her-Story. As Amy Cross says no story is too small. This year, I will make every effort to tell the ancestor’s story using genealogical data, pictures, family lore, oral…… Continue reading 52 Ancestors in 52 weeks: Week #1 – Beginnings
2019 marks the commemoration of 400th Anniversary of the African American Story in the United States. The history includes the “forced migration” of Africans into North America. Gloria Brown-Marshall, Associate professor at John J College, so eloquently described on cable network; what happen 400 years ago, that is, the separation of families, is the discussion…… Continue reading Looking at Resilience
We are one week in the celebration of Black History Month, a month of recognizing the achievements and contributions of African-American people in the diaspora. For those of us who value our ancestry and history, join me in focusing on your family’s contributions that made a meaningful impact to your community and the larger society.…… Continue reading Black History celebrates the narrative of Harold G. Bough, Merchant Marine.