Genealogy Projects tagged with Black on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Part Black or Bi-racial Historical Figures or Celebrities

    This project is for historical figures or celebrities most people don't know are part Black. Summary Jackie Kennedy Onassis Timeline resources, references, and links

  • Sullivan's Island, SC: Port of Entry for Enslaved Africans

    This project is about Sullivan's Island as the African-American Ellis Island Summary South Carolina's Lowcountry holds a major place of importance in African-American history for many reasons, but perhaps most importantly as a port of entry for people of African descent. According to several historians, anywhere from 40 to 60 percent of the Africans who were brought to America during the ...

  • African-American Inventors

    One major part of American history is all that Africans of America and their descendants have done to build, shape and help establish what we call one of the greatest countries of the world. Black people have contributed in many professions from farming to heart surgery and rocket science, perfected and/or found uses in their services that would benefit us all over the world. COLONIAL INNOVAT...

  • American Colonization Society

    American Colonization Society The American Colonization Society (ACS) (in full, The Society for the Colonization of Free People of Color of America), founded in 1816, was the primary vehicle to support the return of free African Americans to what was considered greater freedom in Africa. It helped to found the colony of Liberia in 1821–22 as a place for freedmen. Among its founders wer...

  • Race Films

    The race movie or race film was a film genre which existed in the United States between about 1915 and 1950. It consisted of films produced for an all-black audience, featuring black casts. In all, approximately five hundred race films were produced. Of these, fewer than one hundred remain. Because race films were produced outside the Hollywood studio system, they have been largely forgotte...

  • Great Black Migration (US)

    Around 1910 until the late-1930s, there was a massive movement of African Americans (Blacks) that relocated from the "Deep South" (Southern United States) into Northern, Midwestern and Western U.S. industrial cities. Crop failure was one of the main reasons these Blacks left their traditional homes, some of it started by the Boll Weevil that had traveled from Mexico into Texas, then travel east...