Alabama African American Heritage (Volume 1) is here! Please join us on Saturday, August 15, 2015, for a presentation and book sale at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library, 1103 Selma Ave. Interest and demand for these books are high so get your copy before the sell out. Price: $55.00 incl. shipping.
Author Mark Auslander will hold a public reading and book signing next week at the Selma-Dallas County Public Library to discuss his new release, “The Accidental Slaveowner: Revisiting a Myth of Race and Finding an American Family.” The book details various myths about “Miss Kitty,” an enslaved woman named Catherine Boyd who was owned by […]
At its March 21, 2009 meeting, the BBAAGHS Board of Directors voted to extend the deadline for submitting stories to the Alabama African American Heritage Book until September 30, 2009. No further extensions will be granted. David Bice of Heritage Consultants of Clanton also carified that if submitters can document their family to before 1890, […]
By GUY RHODES Nov 27, 2008 Linda Kenney Miller had no choice when it came to writing the historical fiction novel Beacon on the Hill about her grandfather. “I was compelled to write this book,” she comments in her author’s note at the beginning of the award-winning 464-page publication focusing on Dr. John A. Kenney, […]
NewSouth Books is pleased to announce the release of Frazine Taylor’s long-awaited guide to Alabama genealogy research, Researching African American Genealogy in Alabama. Frazine Taylor is well-known for helping thousands research their ancestry in workshops and personal consultations, and now she brings that knowledge to this new comprehensive resource guide. In the book, Frazine provides […]