Genealogy Talk Show Targets Mixed Raced Genealogy Researchers

Tune in to Anita Talks Genealogy Friday nights for topics on Genealogy. Host Anita Wills, gives Tips on Documenting and Researching for those new to Genealogy. The show covers topics of interest to those who are of Mixed Raced Ancestry. Join Anita beginning September 18, 2009, from 8:00-8:45 pm, (pst). Author Anita Wills, has written two Family History Books, Pieces of the Quilt: The Mosaic of An African American Family, and Notes And Documents of Free Persons of Color, a Speaker on topics relating to Genealogy and writing Family History Books. Listeners can call in with questions, to (347) … [Read more...]

Paying tribute to a Masonic icon

The Prince Hall Memorial will not bear its namesake’s image when it is erected on Cambridge Common this November. No pictures of the indentured servant-turned-abolitionist can be found, nor much description on which to base an artist’s depiction. And while Prince Hall’s contributions to American history and the antislavery movement are familiar to historians and members of the Masonic lodge he created, he is not a well-known figure. Read more: The Boston Globe … [Read more...]