African American Genealogy 101
We provide suggestions on how to start your research and a list of local AAHGS chapters whose members provide assistance with personal genealogical research. The African American Genealogy: An Online Interactive Guide for Beginners is a useful tool for the beginner genealogist.
As you become familiar with the field of genealogy, the following websites may also be helpful in your research
- African American Genealogy(FamilySearch)
- African American Heritage (National Archives-NARA)
- How to Start Your Family History (FamilySearch)
- Genealogy.com: Genealogy Classes
- Red River Sankofa Historical Society