International Black Genealogy Summit

International Black Genealogy Summit The International Black Genealogy Summit, or IBGS, was the organizing force behind the immensely successful African American genealogy conference in Fort Wayne during October 2009.
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50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. This short film tells the important story of how the law was passed, reminds p...
04/11/2018
Seven Days

50th Anniversary of the Fair Housing Act. This short film tells the important story of how the law was passed, reminds people about its significance, and compels us all to complete the unfinished work of the Act. Take 8 minutes to watch the film called Seven Days-
http://fhact50.org/seven-days/

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04/08/2018

" DNA and Genealogy: How to Tell the Story"
by Jefferson School African American Heritage Center and the
Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI)

May 12, 2018 - 8:30am to 5pm
Location: At the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center
233 4th St. NW, 2nd Floor, Charlottesville, VA

Presented by MAAGI Coordinators:
Bernice Bennett and Angela Walton-Raji

Topics Include:
DNA Basics-What you need to know
GEDmatch, What to do with it and how?
Connecting the Dots to the Emotional Side of DNA
Creating Narrative From Evidence
Finding the Unexpected, and Crafting a Story
Bringing the Story Alive

Reserve your Seat by calling 434-806-7433.
Costs: $25
Make Checks payable to:
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.

02/19/2018

Have you seen Black Panther? If not, it would be something you should not miss!

Join Shannon Christmas...
02/19/2018

Join Shannon Christmas...

12/21/2017
3 Minutes at MAAGI

Consider attending 2018 MAAGI at the Genealogy Center in Ft. Wayne, In. Open to All! Visit the website and read about registering. Three minutes of MAAGI...Get the Glimpse and share (video made by Nicka Smith: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7xhxId9bFc

Since 2013, the Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI) has provided an amazing learning experience for genealogists and researchers. The Instit...

11/19/2017

Tell us about your brick wall...maybe someone will see your questions and offer some tips. Don't give up!

11/19/2017

How is your research going? Have you made it to 1870? 1870 census is critical for African American genealogy research.

11/07/2017

Jefferson School African American Heritage Center in Charlottesville, VA invites you to come Friday, November 11 at 9:30a, visit the displays of the African Americans in the Military!

These fabulous genealogist's know about genealogy research and IBGS! What about you?
11/04/2017

These fabulous genealogist's know about genealogy research and IBGS! What about you?

11/04/2017

IBGS wants to know how your research is going? Share your tips and stories on your genealogy research.

09/27/2017

IBGS...planning is underway for 2019!

International Black Genealogy Summit's cover photo
09/27/2017

International Black Genealogy Summit's cover photo

09/12/2017

Think about IBGS 2019! Ivory Coast...yep the Ivory Coast. Start saving and planning. More details to come...

AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY CONFERENCEVirginia: Where African American Genealogy and History Begin Saturday, September 16...
08/07/2017
Virginia: Where African American Genealogy and History Begin

AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY CONFERENCE
Virginia: Where African American Genealogy and History Begin
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Time: 9:00 AM–4:00 PM
Place: Lecture Hall & Conference Rooms, $35 (Or add $15 to purchase both the Friday workshop and Saturday conference: $50 total)

Preregistration required: https://africanamericangenealogyvirginia.eventbrite.com

This Virginia-focused African American genealogy conference is sponsored by the Library, the Virginia chapters of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc., the Middle Peninsula African American Genealogical and Historical Society, and the Richmond-area congregations of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with support by FamilySearch. Learn about genealogical records, research techniques, and the latest digital initiatives in African American family history from regional experts and Library of Virginia staff members. Box lunches available for preorder when registering. An optional Friday-evening reception and panel discussion (“Preserving African American Stories: Collaborations, Crowdsourcing, and How You Can Help”) is free and open to the public. For more information, contact [email protected] or 804.692.3999.

This registration page allows you to buy various ticket types. 1.) Tickets for the Friday Workshop only – go to: https://libraryofvaafamgenealogy.eventbrite.com. This ticket includes admittance to our Friday, September 15th African American Genealogy Workshop only. This registration link does not i...

07/21/2017

Save the date, 9/15 & 16, 2017. We hope you plan to come to Richmond, VA. Stay tuned for more information.

07/06/2017

Midwest African American Genealogy Institute (MAAGI, July 11-13, 2017.) Where? Ft. Wayne, IN at the Allen County, Public Library, Genealogy Center. Track 1 and 4 have two slots open! Register now!

06/18/2017
www.lva.virginia.gov

Researching Virginia roots visit the Library of Virginia page:http://www.lva.virginia.gov/news/press/AncestryAtLVA.pdf

01/13/2017
African-American Genealogical Society-Central Virginia

African-American Genealogical Society-Central Virginia

Charlottesville, VA area. The third Saturday of the month there are folks from the Central Virginia and BBS AAHGS Chapters that are at the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center to help you with your genealogy research. Stop by at 10am -Noon.

01/13/2017

Have you made any new year resolutions? Share your genealogy research goals for 2017!

01/02/2017

IBGS is wishing you all a successful 2017. The ancestors are waiting for us to find them and tell their stories!

12/25/2016

IBGS wishing you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Keep making memories and telling the stories.

12/17/2016

Bernice Bennett will be in Charlottesville, VA at the Jefferson School Heritage Center, Jan 25, at 6pm. Her talk will be on DNA and Genealogy.

11/13/2016

One of our 2016 speakers, Bernice Bennett will be in Charlottesville speaking on DNA and Genealogy. Join us at the Jefferson School Heritage Center, Jan 25 6p.

09/17/2016
Challenges in Searching for your African American Roots with Nicka Sewell-Smith

Research at the National Archives and Beyond with Bernice Bennett. Guest is Nicka Smith speaking on challenges with African American genealogy. http://tobtr.com/s/9398577

Challenges and Opportunities in Searching for your African American Roots! Nicka Sewell-Smith is a professional photographer, speaker, and documentarian with more than 17 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in African ancestored genealogy, reverse genealogy, and family...

Address

C/o CAAGS • PO Box 8442
Los Angeles, CA
90008-0442

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm

Telephone

(520) 401-2177

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