15th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar

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Name: 15th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar
Date: March 14, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
Event Description:
The 15th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the FamilySearch Library in Sacramento from 8:00am-4:00pm.

Online registration at http://www.aafhs.com

We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker will be Nicka Smith, the brilliant, dynamic, and energetic host of Black ProGen Live! Nicka has appeared on the Today show and Who Do You Think You Are? She was featured in Forbes, The Undefeated and Oakland Tribune. Nicka has presented at Roots Tech, MAAGI, the Southern California Genealogy Jamboree and numerous seminars from coast to coast. She is a world traveler with extended stays in Benin and Cameroon. Nicka is a professional photographer, speaker, host, and documentarian with more than 20 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in African ancestored genealogy, reverse genealogy, and family reunion planning and execution. She is also an expert in genealogical research in the Northeastern Louisiana area, sharing genealogy with youth, documenting the ancestral journey, and employing the use of new technology in genealogy and family history research.

We are also honored to have Assemblymember Dr. Shirley Weber from District 79 as our morning speaker. Dr. Weber became a professor at San Diego State University (SDSU) at the age of 23 and taught at California State University at Los Angeles and Los Angeles City College. Dr. Weber has lectured throughout the United States, Caribbean and Africa. In addition to one-on-one research assistance in the library, we will have classes on DNA, Beginning Genealogy, Military Records and more.

We are pleased to present new classes on African American Death and Burial Traditions, Tuskegee Airmen, Using the FamilySearch Catalog for African American Research, Researching African Americans in California Archives and How to Store and Preserve Family Records. Rufus Chalmers, a highly gifted and talented artist, will display his beautiful artwork. Exhibits include quilts, black dolls, African Americans in the arts, Buffalo Soldiers, Tuskegee Airmen and more. The attached flyer provides information on curriculum and registration. Our website also contains additional information. http://www.aafhs.com/

The 15th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar will be held on The 15th Annual African American Genealogy Seminar will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at the FamilySearch Library in Sacramento from 8:00 am-4:00 pm. Online registration at http://www.aafhs.com We are thrilled to announce our keynote speaker will be Nicka Smith, the brilliant, dynamic, and energetic host of Black ProGen Live!
Location:
Family Search Library
2745 Eastern Avenue Sacramento, Calif 95821
Date/Time Information:
Saturday, March 14, 2020
8:00 am-4:00 pm
Contact Information:
916-275-8084
Fees/Admission:
$23 Early Registration - Until February 14, 2020 $28
Late Registration - Until March 1, 2020 $10 Student Registration
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