Family History with Kenyatta Berry

February 15, 2018, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Willard Library


Primary Event Type: Adult Program Primary Age Group: Adult Willard Library is collaborating with the Sojourner Truth Institute of Battle Creek to present Kenyatta D. Berry, host of PBS's Genealogy Roadshow, for a genealogy program on Feb. 15 in honor of Black History Month. Berry is a lawyer with more than 20 years of experience in genealogical research and writing. A native of Detroit, Berry focuses on African-American genealogy, slave ancestral research, and the use of DNA. Her specialty is tracing the roots of African-Americans to slavery days, helping them break through what she calls the ""1870 brick wall,"" referring to the first federal Census during which former slaves were enumerated.�

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February 15, 2018

6:30pm - 8:00pm

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New Harvest Christian Center

155 Van Buren St W, Battle Creek, MI 49017


Willard Library

(269) 968-8166

Willard Library serves residents around Battle Creek, MI. Established in 1840, it is one of the oldest libraries in Michigan. With two locations, the library is a valuable resource for residents offering...

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