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  1. Video Panel Session: Researching Kentucky’s African American Roots

    This past February the Kentucky Historical Society and the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky teamed up to host a panel session about Kentucky African American research strategies and resources. The panel was comprised of four experts in the field: Dr. Alicestyne Turley of Berea College, Reinette Jones of the Notable...

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  2. The Jackson Family Legacy in Kentucky

    The Jackson Family Legacy in Kentucky

    Written by Aleta Hodge, a Jackson descendant In July 2011, the Jackson family, descendants of three brothers (Jordan Carlisle Jackson, Jr., Edward W. Jackson and John Henry Jackson and their uncle, Edward C. Jackson) held a reunion and visited four locations in Kentucky to connect with their family history. Despite...

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