Bio for Speaker November 21, 2020

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Saturday, November 21, 2020 Film and Discussion: The Lost Ancestors Featured Presenter: Robert Bellinger, Ph.D. Professor Robert Bellinger, AAHGS-NE member, history lecturer and director of Suffolk University‚Äôs Black Studies program will be the featured presenter for the November 21, 2020 virtual program. Bellinger (has) stressed the importance of researching African Genealogy so African-Americans can find out about the origin of their descendants. He added that it is important for descendants of enslaved and descendants of slaveholders to get in touch with each other and come to terms. This would help contribute to national healing.1 Bellinger is involved in training student teachers to teach history in the middle and secondary schools, working on the inclusion of African and African diasporan history and culture into school and university curriculums, and working with…
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National AAHGS – Virginia Humanities Scholars Grant

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The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society is pleased to announce that it is a recipient of a 2020 Virginia Humanities Scholars grant. This scholarship is funded by the George A. and Frances Bibbins Latimer Fund. Please click on the link below for further information about the grant:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1UFmCixEsKkvN1dCvLKMJgqZrCYDCMQrH/view
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