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Born a Slave: African American Genealogy for Beginners

  • North Independence Branch, Mid-Continent Public Library 317 W 24 Hwy Independence, MO USA (map)

Uncover tips and tricks to starting your family tree, especially if you have African American ancestry. David W. Jackson's program is based on his book, "Born a Slave: Rediscovering Arthur Jackson's African-American Heritage,” documenting his 30-year quest to prove that his great great grandfather was born a slave. Genealogy Information Packets provided! Let's get STARTED! RSVP to save a seat by calling 816.252.0950.