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AfriGeneas is a site devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.

The word AfriGeneas is derived from African American Genealogy Buddies. It's pronounced:   A · fri · GEE · nee · as. Hear it spoken. Read more about AfriGeneas.



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