The 36th National AAHGS conference will celebrate Virginia’s unique place in African-American family history while recognizing that the year 2015 also marks the anniversaries of various national events in the history of the Civil War, Emancipation, and the Civil Rights Movement. The conference will explore Virginia family history, local and national episodes in the American history narrative, and connections between Virginia and the rest of the nation. The theme of the Annual Conference this year is “Where African-American Roots Run Deep: Family History and the National Narrative.” READ MORE

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