• 00:57

    Chief Langley Lectures on Genealogy, Colonial History and Basic Common Sense.

    in Education

    Chief Langley returns with more historical facts of colonial history as it connects with genealogy of many of your ancestors. There so much of history that's been omitted and surpress.  The Colonial Slave trade. American Indians, South Asians,  Oceanic Negroes. European Convicts - Chief Langley takes you on the jounery of living history. 

  • 01:34

    Chief Langley House of Ancestry - Genealogy Questions and Ancestors

    in Education

    Chief Langley returns tonite with basic genealogy questions and answers. Tune in Live.

  • 01:12

    Chief Langley Genealogy Lecture "Beyond the walls of Hope"

    in Education

    Getting beyond genealogical breakwalls may become difficult at times. Chief Langley gives break throught techiques of researching for the unknown. one must become inspired. to believe its not impossible to dream and connect with your ancestors. 

  • 00:31

    Getting Started with Genealogy 101 Part 2

    in Family

    Provide basic information on how to get started with genealogy.  The basic rules of research and various tools available to aid in documenting family history.

  • 00:43

    Mind Maps for Genealogy with Ron Arons

    in History

    Today author Ron Arons joins Jane to talk about his book Mind Maps for Genealogy. Find out what mind maps are, how they can be applied to your genealogy research, and what the best mind mapping software programs are.


    Ron has given 250+ presentations internationally, which has earned him a reputation as a humorous, informative, and inspiring speaker. He has authored three books: The Jews of Sing Sing, WANTED! U.S. Criminal Records, and, most recently, Mind Maps for Genealogy.   In 2006 he appeared on the PBS television series The Jewish Americans as an expert on NY Jewish criminality.  In 2005 he won a Hackman Research Grant from the NY State Archives to continue his research regarding historical Jewish criminals in New York.  Ron earned a B.S. in Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.


    To order the book: http://www.ronarons.com/

  • 01:33

    NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection with David R. Dowell

    in History

    What do you know about DNA?  Have you had your DNA tested and still have questions about your results?


    Join producer and host Bernice Bennett and co-host Victoria Massie for an engaging discussion with ethicist, author, and lecturer David R. Dowell on his book NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection.


    David R. Dowell was an academic librarian for 35 years. He has 2 degrees in history and 2 in library science. He has researched family histories since the 1960s. He is an ethicist, lecturer and author whose two most recent books are Crash Course in Genealogy (2011) and NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection (2014). He formerly taught “Genealogy Research” and “Ethics in the Information Age” at Cuesta College and chaired the Genealogy Committee and the Committee on Professional Ethics of the American Library Association. He blogs on genealogical topics as “Dr. D Digs Up Ancestors” at http://blog.ddowell.com. He coordinates two surname and one haplogroup DNA research projects.


    Dr. Dowell has taught library science courses face-to-face and online for 15 years and made presentations to local, regional and national library groups. He has taught genealogy research classes in both California and Tennessee and made presentations on genetic genealogy to community groups and local genealogy societies in California, Illinois and Tennessee. He is currently lecturing on genealogy research for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University.


     

  • 00:56

    Chief Langley Returns Vacationing with your Ancestors

    in History

    Tonite Lecture details experiences with your ancestors. Understanding that spiritul life continues after death. Balancing the relationship one had with them while on Earth. That relationship and rememberance of them needs to be continued. Your Ancestors are the keys to your genealogy and many times searching for tr ancestry we need to turn to them. Tonite show deals directly with this. If you ever find yourself missing your ancestors this lecture is for you. its spiritual and inspiring,

  • 00:31

    Getting Started With Genealogy 101

    in Family

    Brief intro on how to get started documenting your family history for future genearations.
     

  • 00:57

    Using Civil Rights Records to Find the Story with Antoinette Harrell

    in History

    Using Civil Rights Records to Find The Story In Your Community and Family


    Please join genealogist and family historian Antoinette Harrell for a discussion of how and why researchers will want to explore the Civil Rights records to find relatives that were engaged in the Civil Rights movement throughout the South.  Ms. Harrell will use a case example of Mr. Herbert Lee a Civil Rights leader from Amite County, Mississippi to illustrate what was documented in Federal Records about him.


    Antoinette Harrell, a renowned genealogist, author and blogger whose genealogical research has been featured on Nightline News, People Magazine and many other national and international public media. Harrell is the host and producer of Nurturing Our Roots Television and Nurturing Our Roots Blog Talk Radio and was appointed Honorary Attorney General in the State of Louisiana in 2003 for her studies in genealogy. She is also one of the recipients of the ASLAH Award in 2013 for her outstanding services as a humanitarian activist and film maker and has been featured in “Chronicle On Civil Rights” & Civil Rights History from the Ground Up: Local Struggles a National Movement.


    The Department of Justice Records are available under the Civil Rights Division at the National Archives.


    The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, created in 1957 by the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, works to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The Division enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin.


     


     


     

  • 01:05

    Gather at the Table Revisited with Sharon Morgan and Thomas Norman Dewolf

    in History

    Gather at the Table: The Healing Journey of a Daughter of Slavery and a Son of the Slave Trade --


     


    -- is the chronicle of a shared journey toward racial reconciliation. Informed by genealogy, it deals with race, social justice and healing from the traumatic wounds of slavery. Over a three year period, the authors traveled through 27 states, visiting ancestral towns, courthouses, cemeteries, plantations, antebellum mansions, and historic sites. 


    Bernice Alexander Bennett welcomes Sharon Leslie Morgan and Thomas Norman Dewolf to share this compelling journey with us.


    Sharon Morgan is a marketing communications consultant and a nationally recognized pioneer in multicultural marketing. An avid genealogist, she is the webmaster for OurBlackAncestry.com and is a founder of the Black Public Relations Society. 


    Thomas Norman DeWolf, author of Inheriting the Trade, is featured in the Emmy-nominated documentary film Traces of the Trade, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and on the acclaimed PBS series POV. DeWolf speaks regularly about healing from the legacy of slavery and racism at conferences and colleges throughout the United States. 

  • 00:46

    Hattie Nelson Connecting The Dots

    in Family

    This is a look at how I used various documents and oral history to document Hattie Nelson life.  Much is still unknown and not certain about Hattie Nelson life.

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