MAPS – Writing a new chapter in African-Am history and tell your own story.

Sept. 25th 2015 — Legacy Family Tree Webinar: MAPS tell some of the Story for African-Ancestored Genealogist webinar Special Guest, Angela Walton-Raji, Author, Afrigeneas founding member and African Ancestored Genealogy specialist begins the session sharing that in some cases, Maps

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Revisiting Family Tree of Surnames

Originally posted on Working My Lines:
A R Waters Calloway – Working Family Tree of Surnames researched. 2014 Give praise to the Life of our Ancestors imbued with infinite wisdom to UPlift our own. Honor breath -speak their names for…

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08-19 – Ancestral Mantras

“We have to live what we talk; be what we want others to say                                                    

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0804 – Ancestral Mantras

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0721 – Ancestral Mantras

“Don’t ever think or allow anyone to tell you that the deities and ancestors don’t walk with you in America as they do elsewhere. Remember, wherever you are thus goes the Spirits.” ~Mami Wata Healers Society

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0701- Ancestral Mantras

"The ancestors have already bought and paid for our crown. All we have to do is wear it." —James Baldwin — black cognizance (@BlackCognizance) July 26, 2015

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A nomad with roots: calling all expats to research the past

Originally posted on Black Girl Gone:
Replanting your roots shouldn’t mean losing them In March 1920, my grandmother lived with her parents and siblings in Jacksonville, FL. They shared a home with the parents and younger brother of A. Philip Randolph. She…

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The Ultimate Family History Interview Primer – Author, Nicka Smith

Ago Ire’o Monday – ’tis the Season for a plethora of reason to keep cultivating OUR story. Former Bay Area folk, Sis Nicka Smith is a maven in the field with a powerful creative platform through her lens. Get to

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In May 2013,  I answered “The Call” for applicants  and applied for the sponsored scholarship to attend the Midwestern African American Genealogy Institute [MAAGI].  (smile)  July 2013 marked my first intensive experience at a genealogy institute of any kind. My

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Family Reunion – What’s Your Story?!

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey Build a branch, shake down some leaves REUNITE and ReBuild Familial ties; whatever the Season, start TODAY and “Work

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