BlackProGen is a group of professional genealogists who research and document African American families and other People of Color. We share research strategies, thoughts, ideas, experiences, and whatever comes to mind while working for clients and in our own research endeavors and through conference and webinar presentations, blogs, podcasts, video, interviews and more.
2020: Dawn of a New Decade
With the 10s leaving the building and the 20s now on the horizon, a shift of focus is upon us. 2020 means a sixth season with the C.R.E.W. you love and the addition of a new content to keep the people of color voice at the forefront in genealogy and family history. In addition to the BPG episodes you love, there are a couple new things on the horizon.
NEW! History: Unscripted
History: Unscripted features your favorite panelists, and a guest, discussing pop culture and current events from a genealogy and family history perspective. While this series will still appear on the same YouTube channel, it’s pre-recorded to offer the best experience for general viewers and the C.R.E.W. History: Unscripted episodes are in addition to regular BlackProGen LIVE episodes – there are 25 total episodes for season six!
Be sure to catch the first H:U, set to post on Tuesday, January 28, with special guest, author Anette King.
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What’s a Twitter chat? Well, they’re discussions hosted by an account on Twitter that pose questions or give out prompts around a central theme. Chat participants then tweet their responses using the designated hashtag. In this case it’s #CREWChat.
Each #CREWChat in 2020 will be focused on a particular movie or TV show where the prompts will be focused on how you can identify or track down the family history and genealogy of the characters. There are 17 scheduled!
Catch the first one on Tuesday, January 7, which is all about the movie The Color Purple! Released in 1985, this cultural mainstay stars Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Rae Dawn Chong, and more. Then, on January 21, we’ll be talking about about the hit movie Soul Food. #CREWChat takes place at 8pm Central. Be sure to:
- follow us on Twitter
- download the full schedule; and
- join us on Twitter on the designated day and timeand follow the #CREWChathashtag.
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