Upcoming Speaking Engagements

 

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September 13, 2017 (Belle Haven Club, Greenwich, CT)

 
 
 
 

October 18th-21st, 2017 (University of Virginia, Charlottesville)

 
I will be part of a panel discussion titled “Cemeteries, Slavery, and History.”
 
 
 

Stay Tuned for Other Fall Speaking Engagements

 
 
Queens Library Central Branch
 
AAHGS-NY
 
 

 

Past Speaking Engagements:

August 17, 2017

 

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March 2017:

 
“My Afro-Dutch and Malagasy Roots: From New Amsterdam to New Jersey,” Part of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society-NJ Lecture Series, Saturday, March 11th, at 3pm, East Orange (New Jersey) Public Library 
 


“Defending the Byram African-American Cemetery,” Saturday, March 18, at 2pm, Montclair (New Jersey) Public Library
 

 

“A Look at Connecticut Slavery Personified: My Lyon-Green-Merritt Ancestors” Sunday, March 26, at 2pm, Greenwich Preservation Trust Heritage Speaker Series, Garden Education Center of Greenwich.

 

February 2017:

 

“Don’t Erase Us From History: Why Black Cemeteries Matter,” SaturdayFebruary 25th at 3pm, Laurelton-Queens (Laurelton, Queens, NY) Library

 

http://www.queenslibrary.org/event/dont-erase-us-from-history-why-black-cemeteries-matter 

 

  

  

 

 

If you would like to schedule a presentation with me, please contact me at RRBBGenealogy@gmail.com.

 

I am available to speak on the following topics: 

 

African-American Genealogy

Puerto Rican Genealogy

Slavery in the North

Free Blacks in the Northeast

Early Black Abolitionists in NJ and NY

The Presence of Afro-Dutch and Malagasy Slaves in 17th and 18th Century NY/NJ

The New York to Madagascar Slave Trade in the Late 1600s-Early 1700s

The Afro-Dutch Presence in New Amsterdam

The Historical Importance of African-American Cemeteries

The Fight to Save the Byram African-American Cemetery in Greenwich, CT

Genetic Genealogy for Beginners

DNA Testing for Beginners

DNA Trail from Madagascar to Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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