African-American Genealogy Articles
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Tracing your African-American ancestors before the Civil War almost always means identifying their slaveholders. Here's how to get started.
3/2/2010
The research institute at the new National Underground Railroad Freedom Center will help African-Americans fill in gaps in their genealogy research.
3/5/2010
Don’t stop your family history search at the Emancipation Proclamation. Use these techniques to discover African-American roots obscured by slavery.
6/12/2014
Celebrate Black History Month with our guide to tracing your African-American roots and reclaiming the lost heritage of your slave ancestors.
1/25/2013
Use these Web resources to help you find your African-American ancestors.
9/28/2009
Get an overview of slavery in the United States with our timeline.
9/28/2009
Select records and documents on slaves are finally digital.
7/30/2014
What's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history.
7/30/2014
Ancestry.com's database of narratives from interviews with former slaves.
6/12/2014
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