In this week's Roundup: A promising new resource for researching and remembering people who were enslaved, plus an oldie but goodie memory of the late, great Leah Chase, Queen of Creole Cuisine.
In this week's Roundup: The story of a man who volunteers his time to honor the dead and another about seeking to right a historic wrong and restore discarded headstones.
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.
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 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.