Genealogy Projects tagged with blacks on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Blacks of the Old West

    This is a sub-project for the Afro-, Africans throughout the Americas Master Project and the U.S. Westward Expansion/Wild West project. This project is about Blacks of the Old West (outside of the original 13 colonies/states). It not only looks at the Black cowboys , which covers mostly the late 19th century, but the early explorers, scouts, drivers, traders, runaways, fugitives, translators,...

  • Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968

    This project was finally inspired by the book: Harlem on My Mind: Cultural Capital of Black America, 1900-1968 [Paperback] , Allon Schoener (Editor). " Harlem on My Mind provoked outrage in 1969. The issues it raised are no less alive today."—The New York Times, 1995."Remains one of the richest and most comprehensive records of the history of the African American in the twentieth cen...

  • Black Cowboys

    Black cowboys or African American cowboys were largely African American freedmen after the Civil War who were drawn to cowboy life, in part because there was not quite as much discrimination in the west as in other areas of American society at the time. Some estimates suggest that in the late 19th century, 20% of all cowboys may have been African American. History As farmers began looking f...

  • Black Africans in Mexico

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Mexico. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors, open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion

  • Black Africans in Panama

    A project about the history and genealogy of Blacks in Panama. What can you do here? Ask questions. Collaborate on your research. Share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area. Problem finding an ancestors, open a discussion here and we all try to help Start your own related project. Add your profiles. Start or take part in a discussion