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My top 3 core family history research values:
- Respect. Advocating for a more collaborative practice of documentary, oral history and genealogy work that values all human experiences and promotes greater equity and inclusion for Black life in historical records.
- Quality. Promoting Best Practices that guide the creation, curation, preservation, dissemination, and interpretation of Black life and family histories.
- Sustainability. To embrace and promote fields and organizations working to ensure archives, holdings and collections of Black life, family history and culture are valued and accessible.
My research and work focus:
- Archival Repositories: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) ; Library of Congress (LOC) Local History and Genealogy Reading Room.
- Geographic Specialty: DC; MD; VA, NY. Harlem, NYC; St. Mary's County, MD; Westmoreland County, VA.
- Projects: Black Family History: Colonial, American Revolution, Civil War, Reconstruction, Great Migration eras. Biographical Story; Historical Fiction. Family History Legacy Planning.
My work is guided by 5 equally important results:
- Understanding your goals.
- Learning about what you already know.
- Communicating the project process.
- Outlining a multi-generational family history story.
- Delivering a personalized family history legacy plan.
I can help you reach your family history legacy goals.
We all have questions when it comes to family history. From how to maximize your ancestral heritage to knowing the appropriate documentation strategy based on your goals—it can be a lot to think about. Having a dependable legacy consultant by your side can help you feel more confident about your future.