Genealogist Nicka Sewell-Smith is taking a deeper dive into Black history

Nicka Sewell-Smith is a host, consultant and documentarian with more than 20 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in researching African American slaves and generations of their children and is an expert in genealogy research in the Mississippi Delta. What led you to become a genealogist? My first project that I […]

Genealogist Elyse Hill offers tips on researching your family tree

In recent years, finding one’s roots has become a popular pastime of many people, especially Black families. But because of the institution of slavery, finding information about one’s ancestors can also be a daunting task for many Black families. That’s why working with a certified genealogist can help when researching a family tree. Rolling out […]