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African American Genealogy Forum
In Response To: NGS Conference 13-16 May 2009 ()
Update: African American Genealogy Forum
There have been several changes to the African American Genealogy Forum on Tuesday, 12 May 2009 at the North Carolina Museum of History. Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Dorothy Spruill Redford will be unable to attend. The revised program and scheduled times of each presentation are provided below. This pre-conference program is free but requires advance registration due to limited space. Please register by 4 May 2009 at http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/cs/free_events.
The African American Genealogy Forum offered by the North Carolina Museum of History, 5 East Edenton Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, is scheduled as follows:
9:00 am - Dr. John Quinly Williams, agricultural scientist and author of the forthcoming publication, "God, Guts, and Game—Survival of Three African American Families: 1747-2000"
10:30 am - Mr. Earl L. Ijames, “Colored Confederates and United States Colored Troops”
12:00 pm – Lunch on your own
1:00 pm - Dr. Barnetta McGhee White, author of "Somebody Knows My Name," will speak on “Diggin’ for Roots”
2:30 pm – Mr. William Haley, son of Alex Haley of "Roots" fame, will speak on “Roots in North Carolina, 1840-1875”
3:45 pm – Panel Discussion with the above presenters
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