Each February Black History Month is celebrated in the United States, honoring and recognizing the achievements of African Americans.
In celebration of Black History Month, Legacy Family Tree Webinars will open one free webinar each week during February from our African American collection.
Black History Month 2020 at Legacy - FREE webinars
- Feb. 1-7 African American Genealogy Resources at the Library of Congress by Ahmed Johnson
- Feb. 8-13 A Checklist of African American Resources by Angela Walton-Raji
- Feb. 14-20 United States Colored Troops Civil War Widows' Pension Applications: Tell the Story by Bernice Bennett
- Feb. 21-29 The (Underground) Railroad Runs Through Here by Janice Lovelace, PhD
These four webinars are part of a group of twenty-one webinars in the African American collection at Legacy Family Tree Webinars. Speakers in the collection include Angela Walton-Raji, Nicka Smith, Janice Lovelace, Ahmed Johnson, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, Bernice Bennett, Melvin J. Collier, Judy Russell, J. Mark Lowe, Ann Staley and Ruby Coleman.
There will also be a free live broadcast on Wednesday, 19 February 2020 at 2:00pm Eastern - Newspapers for People of Color Genealogy Research by Nicka Smith. The webinar is free but registration is required in advance.
Join us in celebrating and learning about African American genealogy research during February 2020!