black diaspora


An Introduction to African American Genealogy (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Are you curious about finding out about your ancestors but don’t know where to begin? Does the cost of genealogy databases scare you away from joining millions of researchers in America’s most favorite hobby? Join us to learn the basics of American black-diasporic genealogy and take advantage of world-class research tools […]


Story Songs from the African Diaspora (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

What stories do we learn from music? French-Haitian musician Anaïs Maviel explores this question as she performs traditional songs from the African Diaspora with voice, drums, and n’goni, a West African string instrument. Then she leads a Circle Singing workshop where participants are invited to share in improvisatory, call-and-response style […]


An Introduction to African American Genealogy (New York Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Are you curious about finding out about your ancestors but don’t know where to begin? Does the cost of genealogy databases scare you away from joining millions of researchers in America’s most favorite hobby? Join us to learn the basics of American black-diasporic genealogy and take advantage of word-class research tools […]