African-American Genealogy Articles
Use these seven expert-recommended resources for locating your African-American ancestors.
Meet the face and the force behind genealogy TV shows such as the PBS series—Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Celebrate Black History Month with our guide to tracing your African-American roots and reclaiming the lost heritage of your slave ancestors.
Bring good fortune to your family history search with our 13th annual collection of the 101 Best Websites for genealogy.
Learn how to research your Civil War ancestors who served in the US Colored Troops.
Websites, books and organizations to help you search for your African-American roots.
Follow these steps for using 1850 and 1860 slave schedules to trace your slave ancestors.
The black press created a repository of experiences, hopes and dreams for your African-American ancestors. Discover 11 ways these publications can give you the scoop on your family.
The Civil War sesquicentennial doesn't just mark the 150th anniversary of a war. It also honors the freedom of 4 million enslaved humans.