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Villard Square on Thursday, October 22 and Washington Park on Thursday, October 29.

Thursday, October 22

The Central Library will close early at 3 p.m.

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AAGP: Additional Resources

Links to charts and records and to news articles discussing other ways of finding your African roots.

Charts and Records

About has free downloadable ancestral charts as well as census extraction forms for years 1790-1920.

Free Genealogy Forms and Charts
A site that lists all free genealogy forms and charts found on the Internet.

News Articles

DNA Offers Avenue to Black Ancestry
An article on MSNBC's site discussing DNA (genetic analysis) genealogy for African-Americans with the goal of finding out to which African tribe an individual is linked.

Uncovering African Roots
An article on Infoplease site discussing DNA tests revealing African heritage.