The Other Madisons: An American Griotte’s Quest

Clicking on the link below leads to a Washington Post article about Bettye Kearse's family on her mother's side, African-American descendants of President Madison. Bettye Kearse is a member of the AAHGS-NE Chapter.  
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Thanks to All for an Incredible 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Thanks to All for an Incredible 20th Anniversary Celebration! I am absolutely thrilled that we had such a wonderful time together on Saturday, March 18th at the Burlington Marriott in celebration of the 20thAnniversary of the New England Chapter of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. Thanks to our speakers, sponsors, donors, advertisers, exhibitors, re-enactors, attendees, the Anniversary Committee and hotel staff for such a great day! It couldn’t have been any better than… Bob Bellinger’s djembe drums calling us to order. Stacie Clayton leading us in song. Christopher Child’s engaging presentation on DNA. Beverly Morgan-Welch’s overview and highlights of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Interacting with Shirley Carter, the re-enactor of Liza Rich, a laundress from Worcester, and with Charles Price, the Lexington Minuteman re-enactor of…
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