AAHGS Greater Richmond VA
AAHGS Greater Richmond Vision
Meetings & Workshops:
Richmond Public Library
101 East Franklin St. Richmond VA 23219
Sat. January 26
Sat. March 30
Sat. May 18
Sat. July 27
Sat. September 28
Sat. November 2 - Annual Business meeting
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Sat. February 23 Sat. April 27
Sat. June 29
Sat. August 31
Sat. October 26
Sat. December 28
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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Our mailing address:
AAHGS--Greater Richmond, VA Chapter
PO Box 27833
Richmond, VA 23261
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AFRO-AMERICAN HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 2019 CONVENTION
OCTOBER 10-12, 2019
COLLEGE PARK, MARYLAND
The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) wishes to call attention to the arrival of the first documented Africans in North America on August 25th in 1619, at Point Comfort in Virginia.
And to record the historic contributions and achievements of Americans of African descent over a four hundred year period.
John Wesley Boyd, Jr.
Founder of the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA)
AAHGS Greater Richmond
Meeting on Saturday Sept 28
John Wesley Boyd, Jr. resides in Baskerville, Virginia with his wife Kara Brewer Boyd. He is a fourth-generation farmer, civil rights activist and the founder of the National Black Farmers Association (NBFA).
Boyd was instrumental in leading public rallies and an intensive NBFA member lobbying effort resulting in Congress approving and President Barack Obama signing into law in December 2010 legislation that set aside $1.15 billion to resolve Black farmers discrimination cases.