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100th Birth Anniversary of Alex Haley: Getting to the Roots Event
Saturday, August 14
100th Birth Anniversary of Alex Haley: Getting to the Roots Event  (All)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)
   Join the African American Research Library and Cultural Center (AARLCC) for a free, online celebration honoring the centennial birthday of acclaimed author Alex Haley, whose work is archived in their special collection.
   The event highlights include special guest presentations: “Transatlantic Slave Trade’s Impact” by Dr. Tseleq Yusef, Associate Professor of History, Bethune-Cookman University; “AARLCC’s Alex Haley Collection” by archivist Afua Ferdnance; “Tracing My African Ancestry” by Andre Kearns, Director at Large, National Genealogical Society; a live DNA reveal of Bobby Henry, Sr., publisher of The Westside Gazette, and Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry, by Dr. Gina Paige of African Ancestry, Inc.; and  “Broward County Library’s Genealogical Resources” by Ramona La Roche, librian, GSBC Education Committee Chair.

Sunday, September 12
"Documenting the Troops: United States Military and Militia Records"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada) GSBC Live Webinar
Presented by Dr. Josh Goodman, Ph.D., Archives Historian, State Archives of Florida in Tallahassee. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in history from Florida State University and a Ph.D. in history from Tulane University in New Orleans. At the State Archives, Josh manages the digitization of historical records for the award-winning Florida Memory program, and promotes the use of the Archives' resources statewide through community outreach.

Sunday, October 3
"What, Who, Why, Where, When & How Genealogy (Anthropology)"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada) GSBC Live Webinar
Anthropology is the study of humans, human behavior and societies in the past and present. Social anthropology and cultural anthropology study the norms and values of societies. This lecture will analyze genealogy from the anthropological point of view, trying to explain and demonstrate what, who, why, where, when and how genealogy is done. Presented by Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy and Translation Manager of
Registration Required: Please check back for the registration link!

Sunday, November 7
TBD  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Sunday, December 5
"Look at Your Family in a Whole New Way: With a Mind Map"  (All)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Eastern Time (US and Canada) GSBC Live Webinar
This program will help to visualize a difficult research problem such as men with the same name, multiple generations in a county, and more. Mind mapping can be done on paper, a whiteboard or with a computer program. Learn proven techniques to map your family history and make more discoveries. Presented by Diana Edler, Accredited Genealogist professional, author, and speaker. Eighteen years of research experience and holds a credential for genealogy research through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen).
Registration Required: Pleas check back the presenter will provide link.