103 W Paces Ferry Rd NW
Atlanta, GA 30305
8:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Museums | Sights
Author and leading African American genealogist Tony Burroughs discusses his bestselling book, Black Roots: A Beginner’s Guide to Tracing the African American Family Tree. Discover how to trace, document, record, and write your family's history with this easy-to-read, step-by-step authoritative guide. Black Roots highlights some of the special problems, solutions, and sources unique to African Americans.
Tony Burroughs taught genealogy at Chicago State University for fifteen years. He researched Olympic Gold Medal sprint champion Michael Johnson’s family history and consulted on the Reverend Al Sharpton-Strom Thurmond genealogy; the Oprah Winfrey genealogy; African American Lives2; Ancestry.com, and more. Burroughs is first Vice-President of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Genealogical Society.
Admission for lectures is $5 members, $10 nonmembers, and free to AHC Insiders unless otherwise noted; reservations are required.