“Don’t Erase Us From History: Why Black Cemeteries Matter,” Saturday, February 25th at 3pm, Laurelton-Queens (Laurelton, Queens, NY) Library
“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.
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:
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
Genetic Genealogy for Beginners
DNA Testimg for Beginners