Upcoming Speaking Engagements

 

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Stay Tuned for Other Fall Speaking Engagements

 
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Past Speaking Engagements:

 

November 9, 2017:  

 

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

 
 

September 13, 2017 Belle Haven Club, Greenwich, CT 

 

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 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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Press Coverage

 

 

 

 

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https://www.greenwichsentinel.com/2017/09/29/celebrating-the-new-historical-site-dynamic-history-of-a-house/

https://greenwichfreepress.com/around-town/arts/greenwich-preservation-trust-heritage-speaker-series-presents-a-look-at-connecticut-slavery-personified-my-lyon-green-merritt-ancestors-with-teresa-vega-83509/

http://www.montclairlocal.news/wp/index.php/2017/03/16/montclair-public-library-teresa-vega-on-saving-a-sacred-space/ 

https://greenwichfreepress.com/news/government/cousins-who-met-through-ancestry-com-want-historic-black-cemetery-in-byram-protected-preserved-and-interpreted-71542/

https://greenwichfreepress.com/news/government/attorney-for-neighbors-of-desecrated-african-american-cemetery-no-proof-there-is-a-cemetery-there-73657/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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