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Subject: [ROOTS-L] Mid-Atlantic African American Genealogy Conference(Cherry Hill, NJ)
Date: Fri, 22 Feb 2008 00:38:43 -0500


Saturday, April 19, 2008 - Cherry Hill, NJ

On Saturday, April 19, 2008, nationally known specialists will gather to
convey the wealth of resources and techniques available for African American
genealogical research. Sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day
Saints (LDS), and co-sponsored by African-American Genealogy Group,
Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society and the African American
Museum In Philadelphia, the Mid-Atlantic African American Genealogy
Conference (MAAAGC) will feature notable figures and key topics in African
American genealogy:

. Dr. Rick Kittles, Scientific Director of African Ancestry Inc, and
featured geneticist in the popular PBS specials "African American Lives" and
"Finding Oprah's Roots" Dr. Kittles specializes in tracing ancestry using
DNA testing and will be the keynote speaker.

. Reginald Washington, African American Genealogy Specialist at the
National Archives

. Khadijah Matin, National President of the Afro-American Historical
and Genealogical Society

More than 20 one-hour genealogical sessions for beginning and intermediate
researchers including: (View the attached schedule. )

. Military and Slavery Records

. Native American Ancestry

. Internet/Technology Tools

. Repositories

. Family Involvement

. Research Tips and Techniques, and more.

Need help with a difficult genealogical problem? Pre-register, submit your
problem and receive help during the "brick wall" session.

Mark April 19th on your calendar now and share it with your friends. You can
find us on the web at For advance registration information
for you or your organization, contact:

Sudie Bradley

/ 856-468-7564

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