In this week's Roundup: A Nebraska couple celebrates their 60th wedding anniversary in their original wedding dress and suit, a long-forgotten hero, genealogy masks of the day #17-#25, and much, much more.
In this week's Roundup: An orphan heirloom rescuer, a woman is reunited with her sister after more than 50 years, the story of Representative Val Demings' great-great-grandmother, and much more.
In this week's Roundup: A 1972 song that sounds (kind of) like English but is actually all nonsense, RIP John Lewis, the stuff genealogists trip across while researching, and more.
I’m delighted to announce that the 221st grant has been awarded to Olivia Dorsey of Digital Black History. Grant funds will be used to help cover the costs of running the Digital Black History website.
The first of two grants in Q1 of 2020 has been awarded to Nicka Sewell-Smith of BlackProGen LIVE. Funds will help to cover the costs of the platform used to host twice monthly live broadcasts.
The second of two grants in Q4 of 2019 was awarded to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center. Funds will assist with an oral history initiative the Center is kicking off this year.